Panel formed to look into T’gana power plant fire accident

Expressing anguish over the fire accident at Srisailam hydro-electric power plant, which killed nine people, a top official of TS-GENCO on Sunday said a committee has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the mishap and suggest preventive measures.

Chairman and Managing Director of Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Ltd (TS-GENCO), Prabhakar Rao said the panel comprising senior engineers will look into the incident and submit its report, following which steps would be taken to prevent such incidents in future.

He said efforts were being taken to resume operations at two units at the plant in another 15 days.

Observing that personnel were finding it difficult to access the other units in view of a lot of heat, the official said they would start functioning after damage assessment.

Rao said he would soon call on the family members of the deceased and assure them of all possible support.

ET Energy World
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