DVC starts 200-mw power supply for CWG
Bokaro, Jharkhand: The Commonwealth Games, which kicks off on Sunday, has already started getting 200 mw of power supply. “200-mw power has been provided for the CWG,” joint secretary of the power ministry and Damodar Valley Corporation’s chairman Devendra Singh told newsmen here. Stating that the DVC had achieved production of 2,500-mw power since its setting up, he said the public sector has set a target to take it to 10,000-mw at the end of the 12th five-year plan.
SAIL and DVC would go for a JV to set up a 500-mw power plant in Bokaro and an deal to this effect will be done soon, he added. A direction for closure of three units at DVC’s Chandrapura power plant has been given as there was no power production in those units, he said.