Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 178km from Madakkathar, Kerala, India, to Malaparambu, Kerala, India.

Construction works on the Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line started in 2019 and the project was commissioned in 2020.


The Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Kerala State Electricity Board. The Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line is an upgrade line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line project development status

The development of the Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line project was approved by Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2019 and the project works were completed in 2020.

Contractors involved

Sterlite Power Transmission was appointed by Kerala State Electricity Board to supply the cables for executing the 400kV Madakkathar – Malaparambu Line.

About Kerala State Electricity Board

Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEB), a subsidiary of Government of Kerala, is an electric utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The utility offers services such as online bill payment, meter reading, online connection service, alteration of wiring, energy efficiency, energy audits, energy conservation, electrical safety, energy consultation, rebates and incentives, outage reporting, load management and online services. It owns and operates through a network of power plants, transmission lines and substations. The utility serves residential, agricultural, industrial and commercial customers across Kerala.


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