Thermal power station to come up in Nalgonda district; KCR approves after aerial and foot survey
news Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | December 24, 2014 | 7:45 am IST The Telangana may soon set up a 7,600 MW thermal power station at Peerlapalem and Dilavarpur in the Nalgonda district after chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and conducted an aerial and foot survey before approving the plan on Tuesday. According to a report in the Times of India, the station will be set up jointly by Telangana Genco and NTPUC. A review meeting was also held with Telangana Genco officials and ministers C Laxma Reddy and Jagadish Reddy. The plan is to generate 6,000 MW and fulfill KCRâ€™s vision of a â€śpower surplusâ€ť state in the coming years and many more power plants are expected to become operational by the end of 2015. KCR also plans to use the 7,800 acres available in a reserve forest near the Krishna River and has already got a positive response from Union environment and forest minister Prakash Javadekar.Â
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