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Prime Ministerto dedicate to the nation and lay foundation stone for NTPC’s PowerProjects

Newdelhi:3/3/24:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation for a series of NTPC projects on 4th March 2024, signalling a significant leap towards sustainable development and economic growth.

800 MW Unit #2 of NTPC’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (Stage-I)

The Prime Minister will dedicate Unit #2 (800 MW) of NTPC’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (Stage-I), located in the Peddapalli district of Telangana. With an investment of Rs. 8,007 Crores, this project utilizes Ultra-Supercritical Technology, ensuring optimal power generation efficiency while significantly reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The project will supply 85% power to Telangana and will have the highest power generation efficiency among all power stations of NTPC in India, at approximately 42%. Besides enhancing electricity supply in Telangana, the commissioning of this project will also contribute to the goal of 24×7 availability of affordable, high-quality power nationwide. The foundation stone of the project was also laid by the Prime Minister. The first unit of the project was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister, on 3rd October, 2023.

660 MW Unit #2 of North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project (3×660 MW)

The Prime Minister will dedicate Unit-2 (660 MW) of North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project (3×660 MW), situated in Jharkhand. With an investment of Rs. 4,609 Crores, the project proudly stands as India’s first Supercritical Thermal Power Project equipped with Air Cooled Condenser technology, which results in one-third of the water footprint as that of a conventional Water Cooled Condenser (WCC). NTPC started commercial operation of Unit-1 of the North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project on 1st March 2023.

Fly Ash Based Light Weight Aggregate Plant

The PM will dedicate a fly ash-based Weight Aggregate Plant established at Sipat Super Thermal Power Station in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh with an investment of Rs. 51 crores. Using pelletizing and sintering technology, the plant mixes fly ash with coal and additives to produce aggregates, to promote bulk fly ash utilization, thus conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) Water to Green Hydrogen Plant at NTPC NETRA Campus

The Prime Minister will dedicate the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) Water to Green Hydrogen Plant established at NTPC NETRA Campus, Greater Noida with an investment of Rs. 10 Crores. Green Hydrogen produced from STP water will help in lowering power consumption.

Singrauli Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-III (2X800 MW)

On this occasion, the PM will lay the foundation of the 2X800 MW Singrauli Super Thermal Power Project, Stage III. Developed in Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh with a total investment of Rs. 17,000 crores, the project highlights India’s strides towards environmental sustainability and technological innovation.

Flue gas CO2 to 4G Ethanol Plant

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Flue Gas CO2 to 4G Ethanol Plant located at Lara Super Thermal Power Station in Chhattisgarh. With an investment of Rs. 294 crores, this innovative plant will draw carbon dioxide from waste flue gas to synthesize 4G-Ethanol, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and advancing towards Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

Sea Water to Green Hydrogen Plant at Simhadri, Visakhapatnam

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Sea Water to Green Hydrogen Plant situated at NTPC Simhadri, Visakhapatnam. With an investment of Rs. 30 crores, the project aims to produce Green Hydrogen from seawater, thereby saving energy in the process.

Fly Ash Based FALG Aggregate Plant established at Korba Super Thermal Power Station, Chhattisgarh

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Fly Ash Based FALG Aggregate Plant at Korba Super Thermal Power Station, Chhattisgarh. With an investment of Rs. 22 Crores, the project will demonstrate conversion of Fly Ash into value-added Building Material – coarse aggregates, thus strengthening the commitment towards environment protection.

The above projects of NTPC will not only harness India’s power infrastructure but will also contribute significantly to job creation, community development, and environmental conservation. With a total investment of Rs. 30,023 crores, these projects symbolize a significant milestone in India’s journey towards a greener and more sustainable future.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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