OPGC is providing potable water to periphery villages of IB thermal Power Station through tankers. The supply started from 1st of April, 2018. 44 villages in 8 gram panchayats are being covered through this programme which shall continue till end of June 2018.
It may get extended further depending upon the arrival of monsoon. Eight tankers are deployed for this purpose which make multiple trips per day to cover 44 villages which come under gram panchayats Dalagaon, Kusuraloi, Kumarbandh, Piplikani, Remanda, Rampela, Tilia and Telenpali. This water supply is in addition to the pipeline water supply OPGC has been providing round the year to 17 villages in the periphery of IB Thermal Power Station.