NTPC faces coal crunch at Kaniha unit in Odisha

NTPC faces coal crunch at Kaniha unit in Odisha

State-run power generator NTPC’s Kaniha unit in Angul district of Odisha is facing coal shortage due to a strike by villagers at the Kaniha Open Cast Project (KOCP). The coal supply to the Kaniha unit from KOCP has stopped since August 18 due to a strike by villagers at the mines end, an NTPC statement said on Tuesday.

Govt cancels coal block jointly allocated to NTPC, JKSPDC

Govt cancels coal block jointly allocated to NTPC, JKSPDC

The central government has cancelled the joint allocation of a coal block in Odisha to state-owned NTPC and Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation. NTPC and Power Development Department, Jammu and Kashmir, had earlier requested the coal ministry for cancellation of the coal block.