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CM KCR inspects Yadadri power plant works

Hyderabad, Nov.28 (PMI): Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday inspected the ongoing construction works of Yadadri Thermal Power Plant at Damarcherla in Nalgonda district.

The Chief Minister, who reached the project site by helicopter from Hyderabad, was accompanied by Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy and senior officials of the electricity department. He inspected all works by visiting various floors at the construction site and later examined the works with an aerial view.

After the inspection of works,  Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a review meeting with officials concerned and directed them to complete the works by December, 2023.

Stating that all precautions should be taken and quality must be maintained during the execution of works, the Chief Minister directed the officials to complete the works within the deadline and start the generation of power immediately.

The 4,000-megawatt (MW) power station — billed as the biggest thermal plant in the public sector so far — is being constructed  at an estimated cost of Rs 29,965 crore.

Officials expect that once the project is commissioned, Telangana will no longer have any power deficit. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged the contract for the construction of the supercritical plant, which will have five units of 800 MW each.

Legislative Council Chairman Gutha Sukender Reddy, Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, CMO secretary Smitha Sabharwal, GENCO CMD Prabhakar Rao, MPs Santosh Kumar and Lingaiah Yadav, MLAs Bhaskar Rao, Gadari Kishore, Kancharla Bhupal Reddy, Chirumarthi Lingaiah, Sydi Reddy, Kusukuntla Prabhakar Reddy and Mallaih Yadav and other elected representatives were present. (Press media of india)

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