KOKRAJHAR: The NTPC, Bongaigaon on Sunday celebrated its 17th Raising Day at its plant premises at Salakati in Kokrajhar. Subrata Mandal, ED, NTPC, hoisted the NTPC flag at administrative building premises followed by NTPC geet. Balloons of NTPC colour was released by Mandal in the presence of T. Ravinder, GM (O&M), Umesh Singh, GM (FM and Maintenance), and others.
In his address to the employees, Mandal said NTPC Bongaigaon's foundation stone was laid on January 16, 2006. It has not only opened the gates of development in the area but also triggered new vistas of employment opportunities in the entire BTR.
Mandal highlighted various achievements of the station and how NTPC Bongaigaon has today accelerated not only in many areas of Operations and Maintenance but also created a positive image in the entire power map of the State and the nation. He underlined the fact that the plant the station achieved more than 100 per cent daily PLF for the first time by generating 18.25 MU (101.39 per cent PLF) on March 18, 2021 since the inception of all three units (previous best was 17.79 MU on March 17, 2021). Mandal also outlined the initiatives taken in NTPC Bongaigaon on the O&M, environment, ash utilization and COVID -19 management front and thanked all unions and associations, welfare bodies and Bardwi Sikhla Ladies Club for their constant support and feedback.
On COVID front, Mandal told all to follow necessary SOPs in wake of the third wave and stressed on vaccination. The entire programme was held with all COVID protocols and was also aired live to employees.