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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Unit-I of NTPC Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station has been shutdown due to short-supply of coal from Mahanandi Coalfields Ltd.,

An NTPC official said that the production of 500 MW from the unit had been stopped from Sunday due to shortage of coal. Other units are functioning normally. Due to alarming situation, a team comprising senior officials rushed to Odisha to hold talks with MCL to ensure normal supply.