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NTPC signs MoU with Government of Bihar
Source: IRIS | 16 May, 2018, 11.48AM
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With an aim to improve the performance of Power Sector in Bihar, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Government of Bihar (GoB) and NTPC Tuesday at Patna in the presence of the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh and Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar.

The MoU envisages transfer of Barauni Thermal Power Station (720 MW) to NTPC. In addition to this, Bihar State Power Generation Company's (BSPGCL) equities in Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam (KBUN) & Nabinagar Power Generating Company (NPGC) will also be transferred to NTPC.

All the three power generation facilities are envisaged to be transferred to NTPC from the effective date to be notified by Government of Bihar through a Statutory Transfer Scheme. The transfer of these power stations to NTPC will result in their optimal & efficient utilization, bring the tariff down and benefit the people of Bihar at large.

Power from all the three power station shall be available to State of Bihar as before after approval by the Ministry of Power, Government of India.





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