PMO steps in to give Dabhol Power Project new lease of life


PMO steps in to give Dabhol Power Project new lease of life

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has stepped in to keep afloat Ratnagiri Gas and Power, the second avatar of the jinxed Dabhol power project. It has called a meeting of key stakeholders to resolve issues plaguing the company, convince the Railways to enter into a power purchase agreement, and expedite the demerger of the LNG division.

Almost a decade after lenders and public sector companies revived the troubled project, RGGPL, with about Rs.8,000-crore debt, is dealing with a string of issues and PMO’s move can be a shot in the arm.

On top of the agenda for the meeting that is scheduled to take place on March 4 is to resolve the issue relating to the power purchase agreement between the railways and the RGGPL which has seen a stalemate due to disagreement over pricing.  Read More…

Credit By: economictimes.indiatimes.com

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