NTPC And GENCO To Set Up Power Plants In Nalgonda

kcrAfter conducting an aerial survey and inspecting the site on foot Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao decided the establishment of power plants in Nalgonda district by NTPC and GENCO.

After the inspection KCR decided to allocate land to the NTPC for establishment of 2600 MW power plant at Damacharla, Nalgonda.

He also spoke to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar over phone for getting clearances for the plant since it is being proposed in reserved forests. The Minister assured to give necessary clearances within a week after getting the proposals.

It is said that KCR would personally meet and present the project proposals, personally, in the month of January.

As per the agreement, the NTPC is supposed to establish thermal power stations with a capacity of 4,200 MW, of which 1,600 MW is being added to the existing power plant at Ramagundam and works related to it commenced recently. Besides NTPC, Telangana Genco will also establish a power plant of 5,000 MW capacity at Damacharla.

The CM said that these projects not only help Nalgonda district to prosper but also in bringing Rs 55,000 crores of investments. He said that super towns would come up at the plants and about 30,000 would get employment.

Medaram Jathara

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