Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is handling the power crisis in State of Telangana. He assured the NTPC Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Arup Roy Choudhary, who called on him today at the State Secretariat that the required coal linkage with NTPC, Government of India and the State will be taken up by the Telangana government. So, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has agreed to set up 4000 MW Power Generation Plant at Ramagundam adjacent to their existing units as an expansion unit.
KCR has agreed to provide the required land in-toto either from the available land or acquiring from Singareni. Telangana CM also said that the government will undertake filling the mines with ash.
“Work at the unit will commence immediately and first unit will be completed within 39 months. Necessary environmental clearances will be obtained by Telangana government for establishing the unit,” Chairman of NTPC said.
Suresh Chanda, Prl. Secretary Energy & CMD Transco, D Prabhakar Rao, CMD Genco and S Narsing Rao Prl.Secy to CM were also present in the meeting.