Prime Minister Narendra Modi Dedicates Dulanga Coal Mine of NTPC to the Nation


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Dedicates Dulanga Coal Mine of NTPC to the Nation

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Dulanga Coal Mine, the maiden Coal Mine of NTPC in the State of Odisha was dedicated to the Nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22nd September, 2018 in Jharsuguda, Odisha.

Situated in district Sundergarh, Odisha, the Coal Mine has been allotted by Government of India to meet the fuel requirement of NTPC’s 2x800MW Darlipali Super Thermal Power Plant.

Dulanga Mine has block area of 6.54 Sq. Km., Geological Reserves of 196MMT and Mineable Reserves of 152MMT and ultimate production capacity of 7MMTPA.

The event was held in the presence of Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Governor, Odisha; Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha; Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation; Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship; Jual Oram, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs; along with other dignitaries from Odisha. Gurdeep Singh- CMD, NTPC, P.K. Mahapatra- Director (Technical), NTPC, M.P. Sinha- RED, ER-II were also present on the occasion.

In Odisha, NTPC has currently 3000MW Talcher Super Thermal and 460MW Talcher Thermal operating power stations in District Angul of Odisha.

Further, 1600 MW Darlipali STPP is under construction and 1320 MW (2x660MW) Talcher Thermal Power Project Stage-III is also in pipeline.

NTPC is India’s largest power company, with a vision “To be the World’s leading Power Company, Energizing India’s Growth.”

NTPC is amongst the largest electricity generator globally with an installed capacity of more than 53GW. Company is progressing towards realizing India’s dream for 24X7 affordable Power for all by steadily adding to its renewable portfolio.

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NTPC has presence in five segments of power generation i.e. coal based, gas based, hydro, solar , wind and is pursuing developing Electric Vehicles Infrastructure as a new initiative.

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