Purulia – Kharagpur Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 272km from Purulia, West Bengal, India, to Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.

Construction works on the Purulia – Kharagpur Line started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2017.


The Purulia – Kharagpur Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Sterlite Grid. The Purulia – Kharagpur Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Purulia – Kharagpur Line project development status

The development of the Purulia – Kharagpur Line project was approved by West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2017.


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