The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on July 25, 2017 approved transmission line project Implementation Agreement (IA) and Transmission Services Agreement which were subsequently executed on May 14, 2018. The construction work started in 2018. With an estimated cost of $ 1658.3 million, project completed on September 1, 2021. Total 2212 jobs were created during the construction phase. It is the country’s first and biggest HVDC transmission line to evacuate 4,000 MWs from power plant, transport, transmit and feed it to the distribution systems in the load centers.