Jharkhand State Electricity Board

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Jharkhand State Electricity Board is an Government of Jharkhand enterprise, entrusted with the generation and distribution of electrical power in the state of Jharkhand, India. It suffers a loss of more than 1,000 crore (USD 200mn) every year.[1]

In 2011, it was revealed that in the last ten years, as much as 80 crores in outstanding dues to various units had been waived.[1] For example, ex-Chief Minister Madhu Koda, in prison for graft since 2008, waived of a 10 crore bill from a company owned by fellow minister Vinod Sinha, who is also in jail on graft charges.

Power Plants[edit]

  • Patratu Thermal Power Station. It an installed capacity of 840 MW. The generating units of the power plant are very old and is operating at around 10% PLF.[2] The power plant is undergoing renovation.[3]
  • Subernrekha Hydel Power Station, Sikidiri, a 130 MW (2x65 MW) hydel power plant.[4]

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