Extreme Tech: Corridor to Kashmir is an exclusive one-hour documentary featuring the extreme challenges of setting up an electric transmission network in PirPanjal Mountain range in record time
New Delhi: National Geographic is all set to bring forth a very significant and inspiring story of an extreme engineering feat, a coming together of human resilience and triumph of technology to make the unimaginable, possible. The exclusive documentary, Extreme Tech: Corridor to Kashmir will take viewers to some of the Himalayan ranges and showcase the innovation in technology to overcome monumental challenges to set up an electric transmission network across the in PirPanjal range.
This is an incredible story of the invincible human grit coupled with a technological marvel meant to strengthen the energy reliability of Kashmir valley. This one-hour marvel of a story speaks about the efforts of one of India’s largest energy delivery solution provider Sterlite Power, braving extreme weather and challenges of tough terrains to set-up a power transmission network. For the first time enable engineers used Heli-Cranes to transport material for the transmission tower. One can see the air crane lifting material and tower elements between treacherous mountains in the valley’s unpredictable weather.
Apart from showcasing technological achievements, this documentary will highlight the most difficult and risky jobs performed by cable stringing at high towers; coordinating with the Heli-cranes in the snow covered mountain range etc. are just a few of them.
National Geographic’s EXTREME TECH: Corridor to Kashmir aims to bring forth astonishing acts of spirit and technological advancement and celebrate the strides that India is making in the world of innovation.