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Bhel to build two power plants in Telangana

The plants will be coming up at Kothagudem and Manuguru

BS Reporter  |  Hyderabad 

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao being greeted by BHEL CMD BP Rao in Hyderabad

Public sector undertaking Bhel will be executing two thermal projects in Telangana on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis.

The state government would be entering into a memorandum of understanding with Bhel for the execution of 800-Mw Kothagudem and 1,080-Mw Manuguru thermal power plants.

According to an official press release, a proposal to this effect was made by Bhel chairman and managing director, BP Rao, when he called on chief minister, K Chandrashekar Rao, on Tuesday. The chief minister agreed to the proposal.

The chief minister wanted the projects to be executed within three years. The Bhel chief assured him that the 4x270-Mw Manuguru project would be executed in two years, while the Kothegudem unit would completed within the next three years, the release stated.

First Published: Tue, September 23 2014. 20:43 IST