Faced with persistent coal crisis, NTPC-Kaniha has drawn up a long-term fuel security plan to fulfill its coal requirement. The super thermal power plant has finalised two alternate sources of coal to meet the shortage and counter frequent disruptions in supply from existing mines-linkages. It has started lifting coal from Bhubaneswari and Dulanga mines from December 30.
Coal from Bhubaneswari mines will be transported to the newly constructed Lingaraj-3 siding, dedicated to NTPC, from where it will be taken to the plant through rakes. In addition, NTPC’s own coal block, Dulanga mines, will supply coal to Talcher-Kaniha through road-cum-rail mode. Read More