Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of two units of 660 MW each at Suratgarh Power Station in Sriganganagar district.
The seventh and eighth units of super critical thermal power station at Suratgarh will be ready by 2016-17. They have been built at a cost of Rs 7920 crore.
Gandhi was accompanied by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Energy Minister Jitendra Singh.
She will later inaugurate a Rs 2,938 crore water supply project at Jayal in Nagaur district.