R.K Singh inaugurates NTPC O&M-IPS 2020 Conference in Raipur

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By Sarkaritel February 13, 2020 18:12


New Delhi, February 13th, 2020The demand for power will continue to grow at a rapid pace going forward, thanks to rising per capita consumption. We have already added 26.6 million new consumers and they will also contribute to the increase in demand. Currently, renewable power accounts for 10% of generated power and this percentage will only increase in the coming years.”, said Shri R K Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power and New & Renewable Energy, while Inaugurating the 9th edition of NTPC O&M-India Power Station (IPS) 2020 conference today at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay auditorium in Raipur.

He further added, “While blending of renewable will continue to happen at a sustainable pace, we should not compromise with our primary goal of providing affordable power on sustained basis 24 by 7. This can be done by adopting newer forms of technology. As the demand for power grows, only those companies that remain competitive and can produce and supply power at low cost will survive in the future.

The two day annual event is organised by the country’s largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, to commemorate the synchronization of NTPC’s first 200 MW unit at Singrauli on the same day in 1982.

Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan, Joint Secretary (Thermal), Shri Prakash Mhaske, Chairperson Central Electrical Authority (CEA), Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD NTPC, Shri Saptarshi Roy, Director (HR), Shri A K Gupta, Director (Commercial),Shri Prakash Tiwari, Director (Operations) and Shri A K Gautam, Director (Finance), Senior Officials of Chhattisgarh Government and other NTPC Senior Officials were present at the conference.

Shri R.K Singh also released NTPC’s ‘Sustainability Development’ Report and presented Business Excellence awards to NTPC power stations. He inaugurated NTPC’s new office of WR-II HQ, Vishveswaraiya Bhawan at Naya Raipur.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel February 13, 2020 18:12