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Centre to provide Rs 1,350 cr from NGEF for AP projects

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Centre has agreed to provide Rs 1,350 crore from the National Green Energy Fund towards construction of evacuation lines for solar and wind power projects in Andhra Pradesh.

Further, the central government has also directed the Western Coal Fields (WCL) Ltd to supply additional quantum of 1 million tonne of coal to AP, which is beneficial to bring up the coal stock position for comfortable operation of the thermal plants, said a press release issued by the state Energy Department.

Appreciating the efforts of Andhra government in implementation of the 'Power For All' (24X7) programme, the Power Ministry, in a high level review meeting held today at New Delhi, has declared various sops to AP, which will immensely benefit the state and stakeholders, it added.

First Published: Thu, November 13 2014. 22:06 IST
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