The project is scheduled to be completed by March 2022. One-third of the city roads will be covered in the first phase of the project.
August 27, 2021
The Tirupati Smart City Corporation Limited (TSCCL), in association with the APSPDCL, has taken up the project to lay underground power cables to a total length of 270 km in the city. The underground power cable network will cover 27 major roads.
According to a report in a leading daily — once completed, the project will ensure uninterrupted power supply and power reliability, besides putting an end to cutting down of tree branches for undertaking power cable repair works during monsoon. One of the main objectives of the project is to adorn city roads with more greenery. After laying underground power cables, more trees will be planted on road margins.
A total of 135 km low tension underground power cables, 80 km of 11 kV lines and 65 km of 33 kV network will be laid as part of the project.