Chhattisgarh power capacity reaches 16,000 MW: Reports
07/07/2015 11:52

The Indian Government has said that the installed power generation capacity in Chhattisgarh has reached 16,000 MW in the financial year 2014-15, certain sections of media reported.

Commenting on the development, Chhattisgarh Energy Department Principal Secretary Aman Kumar Singh told the media, "In FY 2014-15, the power production capacity in the state touched 16,000 MW with the contribution of both public and private sector power plants."

“The Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company Ltd has been continuously excelling in electricity generation and ensuring uninterrupted quality power supply to citizens of the state. Chhattisgarh remained in the second position in the country in power production in the previous fiscal, while it ranked sixth in the FY 2013-14,” he added.

The government has introduced new policies to encourage private players to invest in the field of power generation. Increase in consumers, demand as well as power generation has led to rapid progress in the state.