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Shri K. C. Venugopal visited Vallur Project

08th Feb, 2012

Shri K. C. Venugopal visited Vallur Project

Sh. K. C. Venugopal, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power, GOI visited NTECL’s Vallur Thermal Power Project situated near Chennai on 8th February, 2012. NTECL is a 50 : 50 Joint Venture of NTPC Ltd., and TNEB and is executing 3x500 MW Thermal Power Project. The Hon’ble Minister reviewed the progress of the Project activities along with senior officials of NTECL and NTPC.

While reviewing the progress of the Project activities, He desired that the Unit-1 of the Project should be commissioned by Feb’2012 and Unit-II by August’2012. He also had a detailed review with major Agencies including BHEL and directed them to step up mobilization to advance the milestones.

He advised that NTECL should ensure early commercial operation of Unit-1, so that power is made available from the Project on continuous basis.

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