NTPC, APGenco units get awards
By A Business Correspondent
Power plants of the NTPC and Andhra Pradesh Generating Corporation Ltd have won most of the awards for 1999-2000 instituted by the Central Electricity Authority. The awards and cash prizes were presented to the winning plants by Union Power Minister Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi. Rayalaseema, Kothagudam-V and Vijayawada TPS of APGenco received a gold medal and silver shield each and cash awards of Rs 8.31 lakh each for the first two plants and Rs 11.72 lakh for Vijayawada TPS, which has been receiving the award for several years. For the NTPC, the Ramagundam Super TPS became eligible for the gold medal for the fifth consecutive year.