India-based Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL) has been awarded three contracts worth INR13bn ($1.99bn) from the domestic, Ukrainian and Tanzanian companies.

Ukraine-based NEC Ukrenergo has awarded a contract worth INR 8.25bn ($1.26bn) for the construction of 750kv, 353km transmission lines.

The contract is funded by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and is slated to be complete in 24 months time.

Tanzania-based Millenium Challenge Account has awarded a contract worth INR420m ($64.37m) for the construction of 132 kv transmission line of 41 km to connect Zanzibar Interconnector.

Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission has given a contract worth INR4.57bn ($700m) for construction of 400 kv Babhaleshwar to Kudos DCQ 200 km line and 400 kv D/C Padge to Tarapur DC line of 4km.