IT-enabled Project Monitoring Centre set up

NTPC General Manager and in-charge of Simhadri Super Thermal Power Project D.K. Sood on Monday said NTPC would produce 1.28 lakh MW by 2032.

Stating that NTPC had become Asia's largest independent power producer within three decades of existence, he said the company was moving towards meeting the power needs of the country.

Mr. Sood was speaking at the 36th.Raising Day of NTPC at Deepanjalinagar near here. He unfurled the NTPC flag on the occasion and told the employees that the company presently was associated with projects under construction to generate 14,088 MW. Projects with generating capacity of 40,000 MW were at various stages of bidding/studies. He said NTPC had set up a state of the art IT-enabled Project Monitoring Centre as a part of the growth management, the first of its kind in the sector to monitor its capacity addition in progress at 35 locations across the country.

While complimenting the employees for their performance, he urged them to work hard for achieving the targets set for 2011-12 in respect of Stage-II expansion (2x500 MW) for which work was going on in full swing. He emphasised that the employees of Simhadri should meet their commitment towards environment and be a model corporate social citizen. Earlier, a walk was organised at Deepanjalinagar. Besides Mr. Sood, General Manager (projects) P.S. Radhakrishnan, employees, CISF staff and students of Bal Bharati Public School participated. Mr. Sood also inaugurated Sangamam, a multi-purpose community hall.