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Photo from India's Ministry of Power Press Release.

India dedicates NTPC power plant to the nation

The power plant has a 660 MW capacity.

Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R. K. Singh announced that the government will dedicate NTPC’s 600-megawatt Barh Supert Thermal Power Project to the nation.

In a statement, the Ministry of Power said that Unit 2 is the project’s first stage.

The Minister also stated that the government has developed the country from a power deficit to a power surplus in the past nine years and the country has been interconnected in one grid running on one frequency.

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Also amongst the developments was the implementation of the schemes that are aimed at strengthening the distribution systems.

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