Telecommunication Wing in OPTCL has been entrusted to establish, maintain and operate utility communication system as appropriate for efficient grid operation and centralized management of Power system. The utility communication system ultimately facilitates power trading and grid management system at SLDC. This wing has undertaken various Telecommunication projects related to SCADA and communication network for smooth functioning of grid sub-stations and for effective power system operation at SLDC.

This wing has also undertaken prestigious BharatNet Ph-II project for extending high speed Internet to all Block Head Quarters and Gram Panchayats(GPs) of Odisha under Digital India Mission.


  • All Odisha OPGW Telecom Network of 6,300 km.
  • OPTCL has Infrastructure Provider (IP-1) Licence for leasing of dark fibres.
  • 25,464 km of dark fibres already been leased out to different Telecom operators.
  • Reliable SDH communication network of capacity STM-16/4 covering 165 nos. of grid S/s.
  • All Grid S/S data acquisition & monitoring at SLDC to facilitate Real-time 24X7 SCADA operation.
  • Under BharatNet project 20383.9 Km of ADSS fibre laid covering 3065 no. GPs.
  • Marked Telecom presence in remote areas of Odisha like Potangi, Malkanagiri, Umarkote, Kashipur, Kutia etc.
  • Maintained Telecom Network availability of ~ 99.9%


"When safety is ensured, the confidence and efficiency level of employees get manifold."