Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel congratulated him for continuous superiority for six months
Power houses record highest PLF of 70.08 percent
Raipur – 12 January 2021 – The power plants of the Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company functioning under the Chhattisgarh State Government set a record for topping the thermal power plants across the country in the matter of power generation. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA), working under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has written this in its report of December 2020. According to CEA, the power houses of Chhattisgarh Power Generation Company have achieved 70.08 percent PLF. While at the national level thermal power stations across the country have recorded an average PLF of 51.49 percent. Hon’ble Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel congratulated the company’s Chairman Ankit Anand and MD (Generation) NK Bijaura for beating the 33 state power sector power plants across the country consistently for the last six months. MD (Generation) N. K. Bijoura credited this unprecedented achievement to the team work and excellent management of the officers and employees of the power company, including the energetic leadership of the state. He said that Chhattisgarh has excelled in the country in terms of power development, avoiding the infection of Corona virus for almost a year. Our thermal power plants exhibited a record breaking PLF of 70.08 per cent in the current financial year to December 2020, keeping the maximum generation growth since July 2020. Whereas Maha Genco, which is among the power houses of other big advanced developed states of the country, managed to register only 46.68 percent PLF. According to the report of the Central Electricity Authority in such a round, Chhattisgarh got first, Telangana State Power Generation second (68.25 percent) and Singareni Koliarish Nigam Limited (SCCL) third (67.59 percent) among the power houses across the country.