Jakson successfully executed a large scale rural electrification project at Shrawasti district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh under the aegis of Government of India’s ambitious Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (erstwhile RGGVY program). Jakson executed this project in a record time frame of two years which helped the state utility (client) connect more than 9000 below-poverty-line (BPL) households across 400 villages in the district to the electricity grid, all of them for the first time. More than 23000 new transmission poles, 300 kilometres of new 11KV lines, 675 no of new distribution transformers, 487 km LT Lines were installed/laid for this project within a geographical spread of more than 1600 square kilometres. The success of this project helped Jakson establish itself as one of the leading organizations in the rural electrification business in India.
Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL), a government owned electricity utility in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India
Rural electrification has been a key policy program for every successive government in India since independence. With more than 18,000 villages in the country without electricity access, the Government of India launched an ambitious rural electrification program called Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana replacing the former Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY). The key objectives of this revised policy initiative were
As a state utility, MVVNL was responsible for implementing this program in rural areas under its jurisdiction. Shrawasti was one such district. To achieve this objective, the client floated a tender for turnkey EPC project and Jakson was chosen as the partner to execute this project.
The scope of work for this project included the following activities which was successfully executed by Jakson
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