By: Pune Pulse
November 7, 2023
Pune: In order to resolve power & electricity related issues in Bavdhan, an Extra High Voltage (EHV) sub station will be established in Bavdhan soon.
As per further information from the X handle of NCP MP Supriya Sule ‘In connection with the substation at Bavdhan in Baramati Lok Sabha Constituency, the government is continuously following up. Mahavitaran has corresponded in this regard. Some technical difficulties for this have been reported by Mahavitaran and it is expected that they will be removed soon and the substation will be set up in Bavdhan.’
According to a letter from Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (MSETCL), the scheme for the establishment of the EHV substation at Bhugaon was sanctioned on June 26, 2014. This substation was intended to cater to the power demand of the Bavdhan region. Regrettably, the progress of the work on this substation came to a standstill due to the legal title issues of the land offered by a person who was initially committed to providing the land.
In light of this situation, the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL) has been relentlessly searching for alternative land options to establish the EHV substation and meet the power requirements of the Bavdhan region. An advertisement was published, inviting expressions of interest from institutions and individuals willing to provide suitable land for this crucial infrastructure.
One option that has emerged is the offer of 2 hectares of land in Lawle, Taluka Mulshi. A proposal for the administrative approval of taking this private land on lease basis has been approved by competent authority and lease agreement will be executed shortly. The establishment of an EHV substation at this location will effectively cater to the power demands of the western part of Bavdhan.
To address the power needs of the western part of Bavdhan, government-owned lands at survey numbers 23/3 and 23/1/B have been identified last week. However, it has been noted that the land at survey number 23/3, allocated in 2005 by Govt. of Maharashtra, to the ‘Raja Kelkar Museum,’ remains unutilized. Similarly, survey number 23/1/B, allotted for a project related to ‘Mahila Balvikas,’ is reportedly cancelled.
Due to the establishment of the EHV substation, the power demands of Bavdhan the region will be met without hindrance.