Bihar is likely to be a surplus state in terms of power availability as National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has targeted to commission unit-I of stage-I of Barh Super Thermal Power Station (BSTPS) by the end of this year.
K S Garbyal, regional executive director (east-I) of NTPC said on Friday the unit-I of the much-delayed stage-I of BSTPS would be commissioned by the end of second quarter of upcoming fiscal (2017-18), in which Bihar would have an allocation of 1025MW.
“Though there were some delay in construction of BSTPS stage-I, all such issues have been dealt with. We have targeted to commission unit-I by the end of second quarter of 2017-18 and unit-II and unit-III with interval of nine months,” said Garbyal. Read More…
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