NTPC likely to start work on 4000 MW Power Plant in Telangana

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National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)

NTPC chairman and managing director Arup Roy Choudhury called on chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at the Secretariat on Tuesday and discussed the details of the plant. The new plant is expected to come up adjacent to NTPC’s existing unit at Ramagundam, the NTPC chairman said.

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has agreed to set up 4,000 MW power generation plant at Ramagundam adjacent to their existing units. The work on the proposed plant will commence immediately and the first unit will be ready within 39 months.

The NTPC has to set up the 4,000 MW power plant in Telangana as mentioned in the AP Reorganisation Act.

The chief minister said he would take up the issues like required coal linkage for NTPC for the new plant with the Central government.

The chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao​ has agreed to provide the required land in to either from the available land or by acquiring from Singareni. Chandrasekhar Rao also said that the government would undertake filling the coal mines with ash.

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