A day after Union Energy Minister R Okay Singh mentioned the Delhi Energy Minister Satyendar Jain’s letter to the Union Minister had incorrect figures on the coal inventory at vegetation supplying electrical energy to Delhi, Jain has responded to Singh saying that the figures he had talked about in his letter had been from the Nationwide Energy Portal managed by the Centre.
Jain had written to the Centre final week elevating considerations concerning the coal inventory on the NTPC energy vegetation supplying electrical energy to Delhi. He had requested the Centre to make sure coal availability to those vegetation. In his response to the letter, the Union Energy Minister mentioned the Delhi authorities was “deceptive the general public with incorrect data” and that “panic was sought to be created utilizing unsuitable figures”.
Jain’s response, to the Union Minister, despatched on Monday, states: “I wish to inform you that the figures talked about in my letter dated 28.04.2022 for a number of the NTPC stations supplying energy to NCT of Delhi was primarily based on day by day coal report of Nationwide Energy Portal (managed by Authorities of India) dated 25.04.2022.”
The letter added that the coal inventory place on the portal is “fairly related upto 28.04.2022”. His response enclosed copies of the coal inventory studies. In accordance with the studies enclosed with the letter, the inventory on the Dadri energy plant was 1,59,000 tonnes as of April 28, which is round 2% of the normative inventory. The inventory on the Unchahar plant was 9,23,000 tonnes on the day, 17% of normative inventory. On April 25, the inventory at Dadri was greater – 3,17,000 tonnes.
Coal inventory is taken into account ‘crucial’ if the precise inventory is lower than 25% of the normative inventory.
In his communication on Sunday, the Union Minister mentioned that the coal inventory as of April 29 at Dadri was 2,02,40,000 tonnes, whereas it was 97,62,000 tonnes at Unchahar. He had mentioned that shares are being replenished every day.
The Union Minister had mentioned in his assertion on Sunday that energy vegetation supplying to Delhi have coal shares for 5 to eight days.
“I wish to recognize the efforts made by the Authorities of India for replenishing coal inventory in NTPC Thermal Energy Stations which provide energy to Delhi. I hope the identical efforts of the Authorities of India will proceed as a way to keep away from any coal scarcity to those NTPC Thermal Energy Stations…” Jain’s letter said.