Piyush Goyal dedicates NLCIL’s Three 100 MW Solar Power Projects

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By Sarkaritel June 15, 2018 08:01


Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Company Affairs in the presence of Dr. S.K Acharya CMD,NLCIL and Rakesh Kumar Director (Finance) dedicating NLCIL’s Three 100 MW Solar Power Projects at various places in Tamil Nadu state to the Nation

Neyveli, June 14 Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Company Affairs inaugurated 300 MW Solar Power Projects erected at Virudhunagar and Tirunelveli Districts. It was declared for commercial operation and dedicated these projects to the Nation.

The Solar Power projects erected at Thoppalaakkarai and Sethupuram in Virudhunagar District and Sellaiya Sezhiyanallur in Tirunelveli District, with an installed capacity of 100 MW each were dedicated to the Nation by the Minister.

These projects were erected at a cost of Rs.1302/- Crores, which includes Operation & Maintenance cost for 15 Years. The power produced from these units are given to Tamilnadu Power Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO) at a cost of Rs.4.41/- per unit.

Minister in his inaugural address  lauded the efforts of  NLCIL Management , Employees and trade unions  for their unstinting efforts for the growth of organization with a  new vision. He appealed all employees to keep  more strength and strive for the growth of the company with new vision to realize the New India, which empowers the people of the nation to take care the future generations.

Piyush Goyal while lauding the CSR initiatives of the organization ,he appealed management  to come up with new innovative  initiatives  like providing Free wifi  to the rural masses , low cost sanitary napkins for women  and emotionally empowering deprived senior citizens to ensure technologically,  hygienically  and culturally motivated society.

After this, A Memorandum of Understanding by NLCIL and Anna University was signed in the presence of Hon’ble Minister, Chairman and Managing Director and other functional directors of NLCIL. This MOU was signed by Dr. V. Manoharan, General Manager/Centre for Applied Research & Development, NLCIL, Neyveli and Dr. S. Ganesan, Registrar, Anna University, Chennai. This signing was made to erect a pilot project on solar drying of lignite, in order to increase its Caloric Value from 2700 Kcal to 4350 Kcal. The cost of the pilot project is Rs.2 Crore 69 Lakhs.

In this function, Dr. Sarath Kumar Acharya, CMD/NLCIL, Rakesh Kumar, Director (Finance), Subir Das, Director (Mines),  V. Thangapandian, Director (Power), R. Vikraman, Director (HR), Nathella Nagamohana Rao, Special Project Officer/NLCIL, Dr. Soorappa, Vice Chancellor, Anna University, Senior Officials and employees from NLCIL were present.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 15, 2018 08:01