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Mahadev Prasad Thermal Power Plant

The Mahadev Prasad Super Thermal Power Plant is a 540-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station operated by Adhunik Power and Natural Resources in Jharkhand state, India.

In 2011 it was reported that Adhunik Power wanted to expand the power station through a Stage III of 540 MW. The proposed expansion would require an additional 500 acres, on top of the 500 acres currently being occupied by Stages I and II. As of March 2015 Adhunik Power has yet to receive permits for the stage III expansion.

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Project Details

Sponsor: Adhunik Power and Natural Resources
Location: Padampur village, Kandra taluk, Dhanbad district, Jharkhand
Coordinates: 22.836504, 86.061294

  • Stage I: Operating (2012)
  • Stage II: Operating (2013)
  • Stage III: Shelved


  • Stage I: 270 MW
  • Stage II: 270 MW (
  • Stage III: 540 MW

Type: Subcritical
MoEF permits: Environmental clearance for stage II, (May 9, 2011)


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