Bhubaneswar: Talcher Super Thermal Power Station celebrated its 24th foundation day today. Speaking on the occasion, V B Fadnavis, General Manager, while conveying his good wishes to the employees, said that the two stages of NTPC with an installed capacity 3000 MW with its employees’ contribution and sincere efforts has been a success story for its stakeholders and pledges to provide quality power to its beneficiaries in days to come.
NTPC-TSPTS Kaniha with a history of 23 years and its presence in Odisha has not only brought pride for the eastern India, but also has set benchmarks in the field of power generation, he added.
For the month of April 2012 NTPC Kaniha recorded a plant load factor (PLF) of 98.5% and adjudged as the best station among all stations of NTPC in spite of constraints and roadblocks.
NTPC Kaniha for the financial year 2012-13 has PLF of 97.32% with declared capacity of 98.36% has generated 4,134.16 million units of power. For this fiscal, we have been given a target of PLF of 84.98 and production of 22,333 million units, he added.
Stating that the current total installed capacity of Maharatna NTPC is 38,014 MW, he said that the company has set a target to have an installed power generating capacity of 128,000 MW by 2032.
Referring to CSR activities Fadnavis said that various initiatives like health check of animals (especially cattle), free medical camps for villagers, providing drinking water is provided to villagers through tankers, mosquito nets are distributed in villages, promoting ITI education among youths, organisation of welfare activities for women and activities for promoting education among children have been conducted regularly in project nearby villages.