Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 March 2015 inaugurated two units of 600 Mega Watt (MW) each of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project at Dongliya village in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh.
The first phase of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project with 1200 MW capacity has been developed by Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Company Limited (MPPGCL) at an expense of 7820 crore rupees
With the commissioning of two plants, the total thermal power generation capacity of the State increased to 4500 MW.
Besides, the Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone for the second phase of the project, which will have two plants of 660 MW each. This phase of the project will add another 1320 MW capacity and will be developed at an expense of 6500 crore rupees.
The Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project will give impetus to the state government’s Atal Jyoti Abhiyan which is aimed at providing 24 X 7 power supply across the state.
In addition to above, Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of Khandwa-Mhow broad gauge railway line.
When: 5 March 2015