Amarkantak Thermal Power Project is a proposed 1920 MW coal fired power plant promoted by Lanco at Korba district in Chhattisgarh, India.
Stage I of the plant, which is owned by Lanco, comprises two 300 megawatt generating units which were commissioned in 2009 and 2010. Lanco sought and gained part funding for the project from the International Finance Corporation.
Two additional units of 660 each are under construction, bringing the power station’s total final capacity to 1920 MW.
Stages: Phase I: Unit 1 – 300 MW – 2009,Unit 2 – 300 MW – 2010, Phage II: Unit 3 – 660 MW, Unit 4 – 660 MW
Project Details for Phage II
Location: Pathadi village, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 22.238975, 82.716959
Status: Unit 3: Under construction, Unit 4: Under construction
Capacity: Unit 3: 660 MW, Unit 4: 660 MW
- Amarkantak Power Project, Lanco website,
- MONTHLY REPORT ON BROAD STATUS OF THERMAL POWER PROJECTS IN THE COUNTRY, Ministry of Power,
- Lanco Amarkantak Thermal Power Station: Summary of Proposed Investment, International Finance Corporation website
- Lanco Amarkantak (Pathadi) Coal Power Plant India, Global Energy Observatory
20 power plants directed to comply with environment standards 5 MAY 2015 from MoEF.