Odisha CM pushes for coal link to thermal plants
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in several issues, mostly relating to fuel linkage to thermal power projects and early implementation of proposed ultra mega power project in Odisha. Patnaik called requested the Prime Minister to ensure allocation of two coal blocks to the State-owned Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) and short-term (bridge) linkage of coal to the expansion project of Ib Thermal Power Station at Banharpali in Jharsuguda district. Expressing concern over the delay in implementation of the Ultra Mega Power Project at Bedabahal, the Chief Minister urged the Prime Minister to expedite the bidding process for the project.
Contact: Government of Odisha