Piyush Goyal visits Meja Thermal Power Project
India’s Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has visited Meja Thermal Power Project (MUNPL-2×660 MW), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Goyal was accompanied by Keshaw Prasad Maurya MP (Phoolpur), The dignitaries were welcomed by S C Pandey, Director(Projects), NTPC, Prabhat Kumar, CEO, Meja Urja Nigams and senior MUNPL officials.
During his visit, Goyal inspected the power plant and reviewed its activities and performance. During his visit he also inaugurated a Community centre and told that more than 4000 people will be directly benefitted by the community centre.
Addressing the media persons Goyal stated that the Meja Project will also work to utilize sewage water for plant activities, he also assured that Meja team for coal linkage from nearest coal mines, so the rate of electricity gradually decrease and it will benefit the people of Uttar Pradesh by reducing the per unit electricity charge project work for linkage of coal through nearest coal mines.
He also said the Heart of the Power Plant is very impressive and he was particularly happy at the enthusiasm of the Team and the innovative work being developed for use in other Stations also. The dignitaries also planted saplings near the power plant.