Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Power
24-August-2012 18:17 IST
1500 MW Gas based Project at Bawana in Delhi at Advanced Stage of Construction

The Minister of State for Power, Shri K.C. Venugopal,informed Lok Sabha in a written reply that 1500 MW gas based project of PPCL at Bawana in Delhi is under advance stage of construction. Out of 1500 MW capacity, 1000 MW has already been commissioned and balance 500 MW is likely to be commissioned in this financial year. The minister also informed the Lok Sabha that the Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd (APCPL) is a Joint Venture Company promoted by NTPC Ltd, Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) and Haryana Power Generation Company Limited (HPGCL) formed with a objective to set up a coal based power project of 1500 MW in District Jhajjar in Haryana. Bawana is a separate 1500 MW gas based project being set up by Pragati Power Corporation Limited (PPCL) in Delhi. Bamnoli is yet another gas based thermal power project to be set up by the PPCL in Delhi. Out of the total capacity of 1500 MW of the coal based power plant at Jhajjar, 1000 MW have already been commissioned and remaining 500 MW is likely to be commissioned in this financial year.