NTPC assures entire power from proposed plant to Telangana

National Thermal Power Corporation on Monday assured the Telangana Government that the entire power generated from the proposed 4000 mw thermal power project would be fully dedicated to the State.

Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing Director, NTPC, along with Southern Regional Executive Director (South) R. Venkateshwaran met the State Chief Minister K. Chandhrashekhar Rao at camp office today seeking early clearances and support for the project implementation, according to a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office.

During the meeting, NTPC officials agreed that the entire 4000 MW coming up at Ramagundam would be dedicated to Telangana as per AP Reorganisation Act on their existing land.

The Chief Minister said the required water allocation will be ensured and informed the CMD that he would personally take up the issue of coal linkage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The NTPC Chief assured the Chief Minister to commission the project within four years.

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