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.
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
MoEF permits: Environmental clearance for stage II, (May 9, 2011)
- “540MW Adhunik power Jharkhand units to start output by March’12”, Financial Express, June 1, 2011.