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R Infra commissions 600 MW unit of Hisar thermal plant

business Updated: Apr 04, 2010 21:31 IST

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The company’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) division has commissioned the 600 MW unit at the

Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Infrastructure on Sunday said it has commissioned a 600 MW power unit at the Rajiv Gandhi Khedar Thermal Power Plant (RGKTPP) in Haryana that will also create 15,000 jobs when it is completed.

power plant in Hisar, Haryana, the company said .

“This project will not only benefit the state by adding 288 lakh units of energy per day but will also create 15,000 job opportunities in the field of construction, operations and maintenance,” Reliance Infrastructure Director (Operations), SC Gupta said.

The thermal power plant, which has a total capacity of 1,200 MW with two units of 600 MW each, will cost Rs 3,800 crore to build.

It is being set up by Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) and executed by R Infra.

The project was awarded to RInfra in January 2007. The main plant equipment for the Hisar project has been imported from Shanghai Electric Corporation, China.