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WBPDCL - Lighting Up the Future

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) is a company wholly owned by the Government of West Bengal with the goal to carry on interalia the business of electric power generation and supply in the state of West Bengal, India. The thermal power plants under WBPDCL are in Kolaghat, Bakreswar, Sagardighi, Santaldih and Bandel. The registered & Corporate Office of The WBPDCL is at Bidyut Unnyan Bhaban, Plot– 3/​C, LA-​Block, Sector-​III, Salt­Lake City, Kolkata-​700106.

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R&R event at Panchwara North Coal Block.

35 dislocated families of Panchwara North Coal block in Pakur district have been provided with independent housing under WBPDCL's mining site housing scheme.

In a R&R committee meeting held on 13/03/22, the keys to the housing scheme have been handed to the respective families.
Several district heads and company dignitaries were present in the committee meeting and celebrated the event.
While addressing the committee MP Vijay Hansda said that, this is the day of rejoice for the supplant families and platform where these citizens came to terms with the civil rights and entitlement.
Along with housing society, several school bags were provided to the children, wheelchairs to the elderlies and facilitated several neighborhood village officials.

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WBPDCL's response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
24 X 7 uninterrupted power generation provided by WBPDCL during Covid-19 restrictions / lockdowns, through the relentless dedication and services of all our engineers, employees and staffs, so that services related to healthcare, education, railways, etc. do not suffer due to lack of electricity, also WBPDCL's fight against Covid-19 pandemic, through the medical services provided in form of Covid-19 treatment, conduct of vaccination drives for employees, etc.
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Launch of professional Journal - Paradigm
The management of WBPDCL launched a quarterly professional journal, “Paradigm” at the Annual Function of PDCL Recreation Club held on 09-April-2022 at the EZCC Auditorium, in the August presence of Sri Aroop Biswas, Minister-in-Charge Department of Power, GoWB, Dr P B Salim, CMD, WBPDCL and other high officials of WBPDCL. This journal shall try to document the important experiences of the organization.
Zee Bihar Jharkhand covers the news of Pachwara North Coal Block R&R event
35 dislocated families of Panchwara North coal block in Amarpara district have been provided with independent housing under WBPDCL's mining site housing scheme on 13-Mar-2022.Along with housing society, several school bags were provided to the children, wheelchairs to the elderlies and facilitated several neighborhood village officials.Several district heads and company dignitaries were present.
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Contract Agreement signing between WBPDCL and BHEL for SgTPP #5
Contract Agreement signing by Shri Asit Kumar Mukerjee, Director (Projects), WBPDCL and Shri Shakil Kumar Manocha, ED PS-Marketing, BHEL, in presence of Shri S.Suresh Kumar, ACS-Power Dept, GoWB and Dr. P.B. Salim, CMD, WBPDCL on 04-Mar-2022 for Main Plant Package and Wet Flue Stack Package for SgTPP Extension Unit#5 after clearance obtained from GoWB and Environment (MoEE). Project is slated to be completed within 48 months starting from Project Zero date 01-Jul-2020.
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Launching a Coffee Table Book - A Home for a While
WBPDCL takes the pleasure to Launch a Coffee Table Book on the migratory birds that flock the Bakreswar Reservoir every winter, starting December. This endeavour complements the fascinating video released covering this wonderful phenomenon. On behalf of WBPDCL, we wanted to document this beautiful story of nature and fill in a little more into the quest of the seekers of Mother Earth. ~P B Salim, CMD
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A Short film on - Deocha Pachami Dewanganj Harinsingha Coal Block
The Deocha Pachami Dewanganj Harinsigha coal block recently allocated to WBPDCL by Ministry of Coal, Government of India is considered to be the largest coal block in India. At present the coal requirements of WBPDCL is around 24 million tons per annum which is expected to reach 40 million tons per annum ......
Home for a While - A short film
Every year, starting early December, the Bakreswar reservoir welcomes its charming friends- the migratory birds. They travel thousands of miles and Bakreswar Reservoir comes alive with a diverse flock of around 150 species of birds roosting at its bay. On behalf of WBPDCL we wanted to document this beautiful story of nature and fill in a little more into the quest of the seekers of Mother Earth. ~ P B Salim, CMD
A Short film on - Largest Floating Solar Plant in India
WBPDCL is going to commission 5MW Grid connected floating Solar PV Plant at SgTPP. This PV project is going to be the largest floating Solar Plant in India. Solar Modules are floating on French company Ciel & Terre made Hydrolio floating platform by April 2020.
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MHM Project - Inauguration programme
CSR Activity 2019 of BTPS. Implementing authority is M/s. Nirman Foundation and the venue was Sukantanagar Aukul C.S. High School on 12-Dec-2019
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Allotment Agreement between WBPDCL and Ministry of Coal
The Central Government entered into an Allotment Agreement with WBPDCL regarding the Deocha-Pachami-Dewanganj- Harinsingha coal block today on 16-Sep-2019.
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Digital Dispensary at WBPDCL Mines
As part of its CSR initiative, WBPDCL has started setting up Digital Dispensaries at its captive Mines. Already such dispensaries has been set-up at ..
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Excellence Award - Rooftop Solar
Excellence award in the category of ‘Outstanding Contribution in Promoting Solar Rooftop Sector in the State’ being conferred to WBPDCL
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Ash Disposal through Waterways
Flag off ceremony of disposal of Fly Ash through barge at the Bandel Thermal Power Station Jetty on 07-Jun-2019 in arrangement with Inland Waterways Authority of India
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Covered Crushed Coal Storage at SgTPP
At SgTPP, a hanger faclitates covered Crushed Coal storage. The hanger is having a capacity to store 50000 MT of Coal with Length 140 M and Width 100 M
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