Prime Minister to lay foundation stone of NTPC's Telengana Super Thermal Power Project ( Phase I)
06th Aug, 2016
Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India shall lay the foundation Stone of NTPC's Telengana Super Thermal Power Project ( Phase I) on August 7, 2016. Shri ESL Narasimhan, Governor of Telengana; Shri K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telengana, Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State ( Independent Charge) Power, Coal, New & Renewable energy and Mines; Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister of State( Independent charge)for Labour and Employment; Shri G. Jagadish Reddy, Minister of Energy and SC Development ,Telengana and leading dignitaries from Telengana are expected to be present on the occasion. Heralding a brighter future for India's 29th youngest state NTPC is all set to establish the project in two phases, 1600 MW (2x800MW) in Phase-I and 2400 MW (3x800 MW) in Phase-II. Project is being set up in the available land in the premises of NTPC’s existing Ramagundam station with no additional land requirement. An investment approval of Rs. 10598.98 Crs has been accorded for the project. The AP Reorganization Act 2014 mandates that NTPC shall establish a 4000MW power facility for the newly carved out state Telangana. Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, Shri V.B. Fadnavis, Regional Executive Director SR and Shri P.K.Mohpatra, Executive Director , NTPC shall be present.
Ministry of Coal vide letter dated 10.09.15 informed that Mandakini-B coal mine in Odisha has been allotted to NTPC for 4000 MW Telangana STPP. As an interim arrangement till the development of this mine, tapering coal linkage for Telangana Phase-I (2X800 MW) shall be provided from WCL.
NTPC has a total installed capacity of 47228 MW through its 18 coal based,7 gas based, 9 Solar, one hydro and 9 JV/ Subsidiary Companies. Company has a multi pronged strategy for capacity addition through green filed projects, expansion of existing stations, joint ventures and acquisition of stressed assets etc. NTPC has Projects of over 24000MW at various stages of construction at present.
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