Report by OD bureau, Talcher: Union Minister of State for Power Mr. K.C.Venugopal visited Talcher Super Thermal Power Station, Kaniha on 03.010.2012. On his arrival at NTPC Kaniha , he was welcomed by Malvinder Singh Soin, Regional Executive Director (ER II) , & Shri.V.B.Fadnavis ,General Manager,Kaniha.On this occasion a guard of honor was presented by the CISF unit of NTPC Kaniha.
During his visit the Union Minister saw the statue of Anant Sayee Vishnu, an ancient monument of 9th century A.D situated at the plant site.He visited the power plant and held a meeting with the senior officers of NTPC Talcher Super Thermal Power station.
During the meeting, he reviewed the performance of the power station and went through a presentation covering important milestone of the project including previous visits of former Prime Minister & other dignitaries. Shri. Venugopal expressed his happiness over the consistent performance of the station in terms of plant load factor & power generation. He praised the efforts of NTPC Kaniha towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) especially ;in the areas of education, health, infrastructure creation , supply of drinking water etc. He urged that more emphasis should be given to CSR activities & ash utilisation. He lauded the committed efforts of employees of Talcher Super Thermal Power Station & Talcher Thermal Power Station.