Parliament question on Frequent & Unlimited Load Shedding Power Supply

Port Blair, Mar 11: Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament has raised starred question No.186 on the floor of Parliament seeking the action taken report of the issue raised by him vide his letter No.97/MP/ANI/Perl/2017/Del-743 dated 21.12.2017 for resolving power crisis and for restoration of un-interrupted power supply in the Islands.
In reply to the starred question No.186, Mr R.K.Singh, the Minister of State for the Ministry of Power has given the following information:-
1.An agreement has been executed between A & N Administration and M/s Genset Consortium, New Delhi for supply of 10MW continuous power supply to Electricity Department for two years.
2. A & N Administration was placed letter of award to M/s Perennial Technologies Pvt. Ltd. ,Pune for procurement & establishment of 15 MW Power Plant. The firm backed out from execution of the project, resulted in the earnest money deposit of the firm has been forfeited
3. Meanwhile, a meeting was held in the Ministry of Power on 10.01.2018 and following action has been initiated for resolving the power crisis.:-
(a) NTPC Ltd. has been entrusted to establish 15MW Power Plant by 31.01.2018 in South Andaman District as a short term measures.
(b) To set up 50 MW Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bases power plant for ensuring un-interrupted power supply.
(c) The NTPC Ltd., and NLC India Ltd., to set up solar power plants of 25MW and 20 MW capacity respectively along with requisite Battery Energy Storage System.
(d) To implement the scheme of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY) and Integrated Power Development Scheme. Under this Scheme, the detailed Project report of the Electricity Department has been approved by the Monitoring Committee and sanctioned Rs:20.95 crores and 17.85 crores respectively for Pandit Deen Daayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna and for Integrated Power Development Scheme.

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