NTPC to install early warning system in its projects in hill states

NTPC is planning to install early warning systems in its projects located in hill states prone to natural disasters.

The move comes as a glacier burst in Uttarakhand have damaged a part of NTPC Limited’s 520 MW under-construction Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project. In addition, due to the avalanche, the Tapovan project has incurred an estimated loss of Rs 15 billion. The project was scheduled to be commissioned in 2023 but now is likely to face delay on its scheduled commissioning.