2.38 Lakh Tonnes Of Coal Lacking From North Chennai Thermal Energy Station: Tamil Nadu Electrical energy Minister


Chennai: About 2.38 lakh tonnes of coal have been discovered to be lacking from TANGEDCO’s North Chennai Thermal Energy Station (NCTPS) at Athipattu in Tiruvallur district, stated Tamil Nadu Electrical energy Minister V Senthil Balaji on Friday. The worth of the lacking coal is Rs 85 crore.

In accordance with a report from The Hindu, the minister had knowledgeable reporters that the preliminary investigation has revealed that 2.38 lakh tonnes of coal which was out there as per the books, was lacking from the inventory. Additional investigation might be performed to determine the way it has gone lacking and the responsible might be punished, he added. 

Mentioning that the earlier authorities had not finished any upkeep work on the energy stations within the final 9 months, he stated that no tools for upkeep was bought at NCTPS within the final three years.

Quoting the minister, the report stated that related investigations are underway at Thoothukudi and Mettur energy vegetation. An preliminary report can be made prepared quickly. 

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Senthil Balaji, in line with the report, stated that the DMK authorities can be clear and data associated to the Electrical energy division might be out there on-line.

Quoting the minister the report additional stated that the electrical energy division had recognized defective transformers in all 234 constituencies and works have been carried out to exchange 8,900 transformers at the price of Rs 625 crores. 

In accordance with IANS, the 2018-19 Comptroller and Auditor Common (CAG) report which was tabled within the meeting has revealed that TANGEDCO has suffered an extra lack of Rs 4,862 crore within the final fiscal yr.

(With inputs from IANS)


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