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Power crisis may deepen in Jharkhand, NTPC notices to JBVNL to cut power

Significantly, NTPC provides electricity across the state. Which is supplied throughout the state through the central pool. JBVNL draws electricity worth Rs 110 crore every month from NTPC. Out of which Rs 70 crore is paid directly.

Power crisis may deepen in Jharkhand (symbolic picture)

The power crisis may once again deepen in Jharkhand. There can be a power cut in the state at any time. But this time the crisis is not of coal, this time the crisis is of money. National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, which supplies electricity in the state, has given notice to Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited regarding the amount due. This notice has been given for power cut. According to the notice given by NTPC on December 1, if the state government does not pay the dues of NTPC, then the power of the state will be cut from December 4. Let us inform that at present the total outstanding of NTPC is Rs 122 crore. JBVNL has not given the power purchase amount to NTPC for the last two months, for this notice has been given by NTPC.

The crisis may deepen in seven districts from the state

Regarding the payment of the outstanding electricity, the senior officials of the corporation said that some part of the arrears would be done by December 6. The corporation is preparing for that. At the same time, since last November 6, DVC is also cutting power in the state. This reduction is being done in seven districts of Jharkhand. In such a situation, if the power is cut off from NTPC’s side, then the power crisis in the state may deepen.

JBVNL buys electricity worth Rs 110 crore every month

Significantly, NTPC provides electricity across the state. Which is supplied throughout the state through the central pool. JBVNL draws electricity worth Rs 110 crore every month from NTPC. Out of which Rs 70 crore is paid directly. According to the news wing, due to non-payment for the last two months, the arrears became more. The corporation gives some amount to NTPC for installation. The state gets about 700 MW of power from NTPC through the Central Pool.

Need to compromise with DVC

In this matter, Rajya Sabha MP Mahesh Poddar has tweeted. In which he said that NTPC is also now threatening to cut power. In the new lines that are being laid, there is a plan to draw power from the central pool. It will not be available for free. Money has to be given. In such a situation, agreement should be made with DVC itself. Be informed that JBVNL is building its own transmission line in the DVC command area of ​​the state. In which electricity will also be given from the central pool.

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