The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)-Mancherial, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Thermal Power Corporation-Ramagundam to lift 6.66 lakh cubic meter (LCM) of pond ash from the ash pond of NTPC-Ramagundam in the next four months for its two National Highway projects in Telangana State.
While the 40 km four-lane NH-161 from Kandi to Ramsanpalle will use 3.01 LCM of pond ash, the 52.6 km four-lane NH-363 from Repallewada to Telangana/Maharashtra border will use 3.65 LCM of pond ash. With this, NTPC is contributing positively towards building infrastructure for transportation as well as environmental protection.
At a programme held at NTPC-Ramagundam on Saturday, Chief General Manager, NTPC (Ramagundam & Telangana) Sunil Kumar signed the MoU with the Project Directors, NHAI, Ravindra Rao (Mancherial) and Madhusudan Rao (Sangareddy).
General Manager (O&M), NTPC, Soumendra Das, GM (Technical Services) P K Laad, GM (Project) Prasenjit Pal, Head of HR Vijaya Lakshmi M and other officials from NTPC were present on the occasion.