The country’s biggest thermal power producer is setting up a 2980Mw power plant in Sipat, about 150 km from here. Production in two units of 500 Mw each has already started while work on three units of 660 Mw is underway. The units will be set up with super critical technology.
As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the company’s women welfare division Sangawari Mahila Samiti joined hands with the women and child development department of Chhattisgarh government to launch the Duttuck Putri Sikshya Yojna in Sipat. Under the scheme, study materials were distributed to 110 school going girl children who could not afford it, a company spokesperson said. “The scheme will help the poor school-going girls,” he added.