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NItish Kumar to dedicate power units at NTPC Barauni & Barh

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar will dedicate of the stage -II 500MW (2x250 MW) of NTPC Barauni Thermal Power Station and Unit #1 (660 MW) of NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power project
NItish Kumar to dedicate power units at NTPC Barauni & Barh
NItish Kumar to dedicate power units at NTPC Barauni & Barh

New Delhi: Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar will dedicate stage -II 500MW (2x250 MW) of NTPC Barauni Thermal Power Station and Unit #1 (660 MW) of NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power project on 27th November. Union Power Minister RK Singh, NTPC CMD Gurdeep Singh, Directors of NTPC and other senior officials will also be present at both events. NTPC Group has an installed capacity of 7,970 MW in the state of Bihar and another 1980 MW is under construction. Barh has a total installed capacity of 3,300 MW out of which 1,320 MW is already under commercial operation since Mar' 16.

To accelerate the development of the Power sector and increase the availability of power and cost efficiencies for the larger benefit of people in the State of Bihar, the state government had transferred Barauni Thermal Power Station to NTPC Limited in December 15, 2018.

As part of its CSR initiatives, NTPC has taken up many community development (CD) activities in the state of Bihar. These activities are primarily focused on the area of education, health, Infrastructure development, drinking water, sanitation, skill development or vocational training programmes, support to physically challenged persons, etc. Further, various community development activities are at different stages of implementation in neighbouring villages of its projects. NTPC is also setting up a special burn unit at AIIMS Patna and constructing ITI in the Aurangabad district.

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Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh, Member of Parliament (Munger) Rajiv Ranjan, Member of Legislative Council of Bihar Neeraj Kumar, Member of Legislative Assembly (Teghra) of Bihar Ram Ratan Singh, Member of Legislative Assembly (Matihani) of Bihar Raj Kumar Singh, Member of Legislative Assembly (Barh) Gyanendra Kumar Singh and other senior leaders of Barh and Barauni regions will grace the occasion with their august presence. Senior officials of Bihar Govt, officials from the Govt of India and the eminent personalities of Bihar have been invited to the ceremony as well.

NTPC, a Mahaeatna PSU, presently has an installed capacity of 67,907 MW (including JVs/subsidiaries) and plans to become a 130 GW company by 2032.

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