SJVN CMD reviews the progress of Buxar Thermal Project in Bihar

SJVN CMD took a detailed review of the construction & erection activities at various project components during his visit to Buxar Thermal Project in Bihar

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SJVN CMD reviews the progress of Buxar Thermal Project in Bihar

New Delhi: SJVN Limited’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma inaugurated the commissioning of an Electric Overhead Traveler Crane and the erection of a Low-Pressure Heater (LP Heater#6) at 1320 MW Buxar Thermal Power Plant in Buxar, Bihar on July 24. During the visit, Sharma took a detailed review of the construction & erection activities at various project components.

Sharma informed that the project progress is in full swing. The structure & equipment erection activities at Boiler-I, STG-1, Boiler-II, Chimney and other Balance of Plant works are in advanced stages of construction. “Major milestone of Ceiling Girder lifting of Boiler#1 has been completed. With today’s development, erection works of Turbine & Generator have further gained momentum. Now our focus is on achieving the major milestone of Ceiling Girder lifting of Boiler#2 and Hydro Test of Boiler#1 on schedule,” said Sharma.

Addressing project officials and contractors at site, Sharma stressed on timely completion of the project without cost and time overruns. On this occasion, BTPP’s CEO Manoj Kumar along with senior project officials were also present.

1320 MW Buxar Thermal Power Project is being implemented by SJVN’s wholly owned subsidiary SJVN Thermal Private Limited at an estimated cost of Rs 10,439.09 crores. The first and second unit of the project are scheduled to be commissioned by June 2023 & January 2024 respectively. On commissioning, the project will generate 9828.72 million units annually.

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