CM Jagan dedicates SDSTP third unit to the nation


Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday devoted to the nation the third unit of the Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Energy Station (SDSTP) at Nelaturu that will provide 19 million items of energy to the AP Grid each day.

Addressing a public assembly right here on the event, the Chief Minister described it as a step ahead in energy technology within the state and stated he was blessed to dedicate to the nation the 800 MW unit for which basis stone was laid by his father-late Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy in 2008.

Thanking the farmers profusely for sacrificing their lands for the thermal energy station and the Krishna Patnam port, he distributed compensation to the tune of Rs. 35.74 crore to 16, 128 farmer-families by urgent the button and facilitating direct switch of funds to their financial institution accounts.

Referring to the lengthy wait of farmers who sacrificed their lands, the Chief Minister stated that the TDP regime subjected them to plethora of difficulties whereas paying even Rs.14,000 every to 3500 farmers. In addition to paying them the steadiness quantity, his authorities is barely happy to pay full compensation to the remaining 12787 farmer-families, taking their whole quantity to16, 128.

The Chief Minister stated that whereas 326 households have been already supplied employment, orders have been issued to supply employment to a different 150 households within the second section earlier than November finish.

He stated the 800 MW unit, an extension of the present two items, was constructed with Tremendous Vital Know-how (SCT) by the APGENCO, the primary of its sort within the nation and would assist in much less consumption of coal in addition to contributing to the lessening of air pollution.

He additional stated that the devoted unit, for which Rs. 3200 crore was allotted after YSRCP got here to energy, would cater to the rising calls for of vitality in housing, industrial and industrial sectors in addition to supplying energy to the agricultural sector to satisfy the 9-hour free provide of energy each day.

Whereas 45 per cent of the vitality demand within the state is being met by APGENCO-generated energy, the third unit will provide 19 million items of energy to the AP Grid each day.

On the request of social gathering MLA Nallapureddy Prasanna Kumar Reddy, the Chief Minister sanctioned Rs. 93 crores for setting up submersible examine dam over Penna River for stopping again water accumulations and provide water to 4 Mandals within the district. He additionally renamed the lately inaugurated Nellore Barrage as Nallapureddy Srinivasa Reddy Barrage.

Earlier, he additionally laid the muse stone for a fishing jetti at Nelaturu village that will be constructed with a price of Rs. 25 crores to facilitate the docking of 450 fishing boats.

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