The state government is not in a hurry to ask the Central government to start the second phase of NTPC power plant, as the State is self-sufficient in power. Though the state is fighting for the implementation of the assurances given in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, the state government is not insistent on one demand — setting up of 5X800MW (4,000 MW) power plant by the NTPC.
As per the assurance, the Centre started 2X800 MW power plant in the state, which will be commissioned in 2019. The remaining three units 3X800 MW i.e. 2,400 MW may not start soon, as the state has adopted the wait and watch policy. Read More
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