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Ghatampur power project

Ghatampur power project is a proposed 1980 (MW) coal-fired power project promoted by Neyveli Lignite Corporation and UPRVUNL at Kanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has proposed setting up a 1980 MW (3×660 MW) coal-based power plant in Ghatampur in joint venture with NLC Uttar Pradesh Power.

The Union Ministry of Coal had allocated the Pachwara-South Block in Dumka district of Jharkhand for the project. However, residents of the area have objected to mining. South Pachwara coal block was set aside while delivering the ruling for mass cancellation of coal blocks by supreme court. Though development work at coal block is getting snail speed. NLC had claimed to get the project completed by 2017.

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Project Details

  • Parent company: Neyveli Lignite Corporation  and UPRVUNL Jointly
  • Location: Bagariya, Rampur, Bandh, Sidhaul, Lahurimau, Dharchhua and Sirsa villages, Ghatampur tahsil, Kanpur Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh
  • Coordinates: 26.17, 80.17 (approx)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Capacity: Unit 1: 660 MW, Unit 2: 660 MW, Unit 3: 660 MW
  • Start date: 2017
  • Coal Source: Pachwara-South Block, Dumka district, Jharkhand
  • Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Dec 28, 2012


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