The CMD stressed on concerted efforts and greater coordination with allied agencies to commission the units well before the schedule as the distinction of Ramagundam Station which has commissioned all its units before schedule.
Pedadapalli: Chairman and Managing Director, National Thermal Power Corporation, Gurdeep Singh emphasised the need to keep power cost under control and affordable. Towards this objective, it was imperative to minimise maintenance cost while enhancing the skill of the employees.
CMD reviewed the progress of NTPC-Ramagundam station and Telangana Project on Saturday at NTPC. To lead from the front, it was high time to integrate thermal power and renewable energy besides exploring new avenues while adhering to stringent environment and safety norms, he added.
Indicating the company’s shift towards giving importance to R&M and environment practices, Singh said Chimney should not tell which unit is running.
While interacting with senior executives, he stated that team Ramagundam was doing a commendable job and maintaining its overall excellence despite being an ageing power station.
Talking about Telangana Project, the CMD stressed on concerted efforts and greater coordination with allied agencies to commission the units well before the schedule as the distinction of Ramagundam Station which has commissioned all its units before schedule.
Earlier, CMD along with Regional Executive Director (South) KRC Murty, Executive Director D K Dubey, General Manager (Project) MN Prasad and other senior officials visited prominent site locations of Telangana Project Phase-I (2 x 800 MW) and inspected the progress.
Later, Singh interacted with office bearers of different unions and associations before departure.