Medinipur – Jeerat Line is a 765kV overhead line with a length of 338km from Medinipur, West Bengal, India, to Jeerat, West Bengal, India.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


Medinipur – Jeerat Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Power Grid Corporation of India. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

The development of the Medinipur – Jeerat Line project has been approved by the West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Medinipur – Jeerat Line project development status

The construction works on the Medinipur – Jeerat Line project were commenced in 2017 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

About Power Grid Corporation of India

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (Powergrid) a government owned Maharatna company, is an electricity transmission utility. It transmits and distributes electricity. The company owns and operates a network of transmission lines and carries out power transmission projects. Powergrid offers operations and maintenance services for transmission systems, consultancy services, smart grid and telecom services. It employs optical ground wire on power transmission lines to operate overhead optic fibre network and incorporates multifarious topology and environment technology to plan, coordinate and deploy transmission networks in India. The company serves customers in South Asia and Oceania.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.