ABOUT NIRANTHARA JYOTHI SCHEME

Synopsis

Niranthara Jyothi Project is a prestigious scheme of Government of Karnataka intends to provide 24 hrs 3 phase power supply to non-agricultural loads like domestic, commercial, water supply, street light, rural industries, milk dairies etc., in rural areas by segregating the agricultural loads, which is a boon to the rural economy.

Objectives

  • This will enable BESCOM to give 24X7 supply to Non-Agricultural loads in Rural areas.
  • Reduction in transformer failure
  • Increase in metered sales
  • Reduction in technical losses
  • Improved load management
  • Reduction in interruption of Power supply
  • Stages of implementation

    NJY is carried out in BESCOM in two phases

  • Phase I
  • * 25 Lots, 271 feeders(including MALUR Pilot Project), 20 taluks,4691 Villages
    * Project cost :Rs 349.66 cr
    * Physical Progress :271 feeders completed & 271 feeders commissioned.
    *Completed date: March-2014

  • Phase II
  • * 26 lots, 281 feeders, 23 taluks,4607 Villages
    * Project cost:Rs 589.99 cr
    * Physical Progress :277 feeders completed & 272 feeders Commissioned.
    * Expected date of completion : Jan-16