KOKRAJHAR, NOV 7: The NTPC Bongaigaon celebrated it’s 46th Raising Day of NTPC with zeal and enthusiasm today at its administrative building premises and addressed the assembled employees on Saturday at Salakati in Kokrajhar district.
Rakesh Kumar, chief general manager (CGM), NTPC unfurled the NTPC flag followed by NTPC Geet. A cake cutting was also done by Rakesh Kumar and ladies Club members were also done to mark the occasion.
Tracing the growth and glorious legacy of NTPC, Kumar recalled the contributions of the employees towards making of the great organisation. Shri Kumar appreciated the fact that NTPC Bongaigaon achieved the highest ever monthly DC of 103.3% (after inception of all 3 units) in June-2020. The plant also received the highest Quarterly DC (after inception of all 3 units) of 103.05% in Q1 of the current financial year. Besides, it also achieved annual DC of 102.5% in FY 20-21 till date- which is best among NTPC stations. The station ran a maximum Continuous run for Unit-1: 123 days, Unit-2: 91 days, Unit-3: 59 days. In FY 19-20, NTPC signed new Long-Term Fuel Supply Agreements (FSA) for 0.85 MTPA with ECL for Bongaigaon Unit-3. For controlling the SOx emission, NTPC has installed the FGD (Flue Gas Desulphurisation) system in stage-V of Vindhyachal station. The same is under commissioning at Bongaigaon, he added.
He outlined the initiatives taken in NTPC Bongaigaon on the O&M, environment, ash utilization and COVID 19 management front and thanked all union associations, welfare bodies and Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club for their constant support and feedback.
It is pertinent to mention that India’s largest power producer, which commenced its purposeful journey on November 7, 1975 and has made a stellar contribution in lighting every nook and corner of the country, is fully geared to steer the next phase of growth and transformation in India’s power sector that offers immense opportunities. NTPC has been the flag bearer for the power sector in the country in the last 45 years. From its current power producing capacity of 62 GW, NTPC plans to become a 130 GW company by the year 2032.
Umesh Singh, GM (FM), Ramakant Panda GM (Maintenance), D P Patra, GM (Operations), Dr. Anjali, President, Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club, Departmental Heads, Colleagues and employees from various Depts., Unions and Associations, CISF attended the celebrations.
As a part of the celebrations, a raising day walk was done by Rakesh Kumar, CGM, NTPC Bongaigaon, Dr Anjali, President, Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club and members of the NTPC Bongaigaon family. Later, as a part of celebrations, uniforms were distributed to female contractual workers by the NTPC Bongaigaon management. A friendly football match was also held among the employees to celebrate the occasion – CGM XI vs GM (O&M) with the team from the GM (O&M) emerging victorious.