Environment ministry backs Telangana's mega thermal power push

This is the first UMPP being undertaken by a state-owned power utility

B Dasarath Reddy Hyderabad

The 4,000 magawatts (Mw) coal-fired Yadadri ultra mega power project (UMPP) proposed to be set up by Telangana Genco in Nalgonda district has received approvals from the Union Environment Ministry.
This is the first UMPP being under taken by a state-owned power utility.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao laid the foundation stone for the project in June 2015, the time when the state was reeling under sever power shortage.

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First Published: May 18 2017 | 5:16 PM IST

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