Shri Devulapalli Prabhakara Rao, Chairman and Managing Director of Telangana State Genco met Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad today i.e. on 03rd April, 2019. Shri Prabhakara Rao complimented Team SCR on achieving highest ever freight loading and extending cooperation in required coal transportation to the Power Plants located in Telangana State. He also sought the cooperation of SCR in the current financial year. Further, they have discussed about the rail connectivity to various Power Plants of TS Genco like Bhadradri Power Plant at Manuguru, Yadadri Power Plant at Vishnupuram and Bhupalapalli Power Plant at Bhupalapalli District.
He also held discussions with Shri N. Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager and Shri B. Nagya, Chief Freight Transportation Manager and appreciated their remarkable performance in freight loading and achievements during the year 2018-19. South Central Railway has moved the 3,194 rakes of Coal from Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) to TS Genco Power Plants as against 2969 rakes last year. There was an incremental loading of 225 rakes.
Sri D.Prabhakara Rao, CMD, TS Genco has assured Railways for early completion of all the railway projects on top priority and extending rail connectivity to the Power Plants. He also informed the Railway authorities about their expansion plan of Kothagudem Thermal Power Plant at Palvancha and requested to supply the sufficient rakes to meet the increased quantity of coal from SCCL to their Power Plants for required power generation as per the increased demand during the summer.