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Powergrid organises free orthopaedic and cardiac camp at Drass substation

Ministry of Power

November 24, 2021

In Ladakh, under 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), organized a one-day orthopedic and cardiac camp at Drass substation, the world’s second coldest inhabited Place in the world. Around 100 persons from the four villages of Drass i.e. Beras, Muradbagh, Holyial, and Trongjun benefitted from the camp. At the request of POWERGRID, CMO, Kargil had deputed Dr. Shujat and Dr. Zameer for this camp. Free medicines were also distributed in the camp. The beneficiaries and the local authorities thanked POWERGRID for organizing the camp. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is a Maharatna Enterprise under the Ministry of Power is engaged in inter-state bulk power transmission. Powergrid has 172,104 km of transmission lines, 264 Sub-stations, and more than 464,292 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of the latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation, and digital solutions, Powergrid has been able to maintain average transmission system availability.