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GRID-INDIA Elevated to Miniratna Category-I Status: Bolstering India’s Power Infrastructure

New Delhi: Grid Controller of India Limited (GRID-INDIA) has achieved a significant milestone by being conferred with the prestigious status of Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE). This recognition, bestowed upon by the Ministry of Power, Government of India, underscores GRID-INDIA’s pivotal role in shaping the nation’s power landscape.

Established in 2009, GRID-INDIA holds a crucial mandate of overseeing the seamless and uninterrupted operation of the Indian Power System. It ensures the efficient transfer of electric power within and across regions, facilitating trans-national power exchanges with a focus on reliability, economy, and sustainability. Additionally, GRID-INDIA facilitates competitive and efficient wholesale electricity markets and administers settlement systems.

Comprising five Regional Load Despatch Centres (RLDCs) and the National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC), GRID-INDIA shoulders the immense responsibility of managing the All India synchronous grid, one of the world’s largest and most intricate power systems. Over the years, GRID-INDIA’s functions have dynamically evolved in response to the integration of power systems, escalating energy demands, the proliferation of Renewable Energy (RE) sources, economic growth, and technological advancements, coupled with evolving regulations and market dynamics.

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