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Private players in Transmission alleges for biased approach for allocation of projects

<p><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Government has planned to award 25 small and mid-sized transmission projects worth of Rs. 1,200 crore to PGCIL without any auction. This has dismayed private sector transmission companies, they recommends that project allocation should be through competitive bidding and regulated tariff.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt">Allocation of projects should be based on competitive bidding procedures, rather than nomination basis. As the projects awarded under auction have lower cost, tariffs and timely implementation methodology.</span></p>