Haryana Power Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh alongwith Additional Chief Secretary, Power Department and Managing Director, Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (HPGCL) presented a cheque of Rs 115.625 crore to Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal.
- Chandigarh, March 3– Haryana Power Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh alongwith Additional Chief Secretary, Power Department and Managing Director, Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (HPGCL) presented a cheque of Rs 115.625 crore to Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal.
- Giving details in this regard, Additional Chief Secretary, Power cum Chairman HPGCL informed that the cheque is on account of Interim Dividend payout for the fiscal year 2020-21 towards equity contribution of the State in Aravali Power Corporation Private Limited (APCPL), a joint venture of NTPC, IPGCL and Haryana. He further added that the equity participation by NTPC, IPGCL & HPGCL is in the ratio of 50:25:25 and the state government has infused Rs 716 crore as equity in the project and Rs 298.70 crore have been received as dividend till date. He shared that this is the highest ever dividend received from the project till its commissioning.
- Managing Director, HPGCL, Sh. Mohammed Shayin said here today that MOU was signed on August 24, 2006 among NTPC, HPGCL & IPGCL for development of 3 × 500 MW Coal based power Plant in Haryana. He informed that land measuring approximately 2231 acres was acquired from the villages of Jharli, Mohanbari, Gorria and Khanpur Khurd. He informed that the project was set up by NTPC at Jhajjar and its Operation & Maintenance is also being carried out by them. He further added that Unit-1, 2 & 3 of 500 MW each were commissioned on March 5, 2011, April 21, 2012 and April 26, 2013 respectively. The units are in operation since then and the availability of Units remained 98 per cent till February, this year. He also informed that with the commissioning of these units the power supply situation has improved significantly. Regarding the power sharing from the project, he informed that power is being shared in the ratio of 50:50 between Delhi and Haryana.