The initiative will create industrial parks within the power plants which, besides offering unique advantage of reliable electricity supply at competitive prices, will provide slew of other benefits of readily available infrastructural services.
To promote Make in India and give boost to the government’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat, NTPC, India’s largest power generation company has invited expression of Interest (EoI) from energy intensive industries such as chemicals, metallurgical and metal industries for setting up manufacturing units within its plant premises.
NTPC has invited the EoI from MSMEs and Indian companies for setting up energy intensive manufacturing plants such as Bulk Chemicals - Ammonia, Urea, ChlorAlkali, Gypsum and Gypsum products, Geopolymer, Cooling & Heating Solutions, Aluminium, mineral processing (ceramics, tiles, pottery, brick, glass etc.), metallurgical and metal industries (foundries, forging, alloys, heat treatment, steel rerolling, etc.) in the industrial parks to be developed on a pilot basis in the NTPC Thermal Power plants at Solapur (Maharashtra), Kudgi (Karnataka) and Gadarwara (Madhya Pradesh).
These industrial parks will be subjected to requisite approvals from respective state and central government and NTPC will process these approvals based on responses received in the EoI.
The government has announced a slew of economic packages aimed to build self-reliant India by creating a conducive investment environment and developing manufacturing hubs.
The initiative will create industrial parks within the power plants which, besides offering unique advantage of reliable electricity supply at competitive prices, will provide slew of other benefits of readily available infrastructural services like adequate water supply, accessibility through road and rail network, robust connectivity with internet lease lines, accessibility to township, medical facilities and local market.
With a total installed capacity of 62.9 GW, NTPC Group has 70 power stations comprising 24 coal, 7 combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, 1 hydro, 13 renewables along with 25 subsidiary and JV power stations. The group has over 20 GW of capacity under construction, of which 5 GW comprises renewable energy.
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