|i) Funds for execution have been arranged as loan from REC.
ii) The Electro mechanical works are being executed by BHEL on EPC basis for which order was placed in May-2004.
iii) During the construction and excavation activities problem of excess underground water was experienced due to eruption of artesian well which caused delays.
iv) PSPCL, had rectified the site related civil works problems in 2011 & again allowed BHEL in 08/2011 to complete the project by Sept, 2013 i.e. by allowing 24 months period as allowed initially in 2004, but the project got delayed due to import of major components and new technology etc.
v) BHEL had finally fixed the completion date as 6/2016 and later revised the completion date to 3/2017. Thus project was likely to be completed in 2016/17. However BHEL could only complete one 9 MW unit (COD: 06.06.2017) and the completion of second unit is now expected in 12/2017.