Govt acquires 117.52 acres land for RTTP in Kadapa
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (INN): The state government on Monday passed orders for the acquisition of 117.52 acres of land for the construction of the stage IV of the Rayalaseema Thermal Power Project in Kallamalla Village, Yerraguntla Mandal, YSR district (formerly Kadapa). According to the orders issued, 56.32 acres of land in Survey No 224 and 61.20 acres of land in Survey No 174/1 of Patta land will be acquired under the Land Acquisition ACT, 1894 for the construction of the fourth stage of the Thermal Power Project.
Earlier the Stage III for the RTTP was synchronised on December 4, 2010, to attain the full load of 210 Mw capacity after streamlining the unit operations by the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGenco). The unit added 210 Mw (5.04 mu per day) to the grid. The raw water required for the project was supplied from Mylavaram reservoir through pipelines covering 22 km and Brahmasagar Reservoir covering 72 km. The required coal ' 1.01 million tonne per annum ' was supplied by Orissa-based Mahanandi Coal Fields Limited (Talcher). The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 1,330.75 crore. The 600 Mw stage-IV of the power plant is likely to be commissioned by 2013.
News Posted: 20 December, 2010