First unit of NTPC’s Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station starts generation
The first unit of NTPC’s Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station (BTPS) in Assam started power generation on Tuesday.
According to NTPCBSE -0.54 %, the first unit of the 3×250 MW power station has been test synchronised successfully with the Northeastern Regional Grid.
Assam is expected to get 380 MW from the project, which was built with an investment of about Rs 4,375.35 crore. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh had laid foundation stone for the project in 2006.