Meja Thermal Power Project is a 1320 MW coal-fired power station developed by NTPC and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam at allahabad district in Uttar Pradesh, India.
This project has been proposed by a joint venture of NTPC and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL). NTPC and UPRVUNL are both 50% shareholders in the joint venture company, Meja Urja Nigam Limited.
The Times of India reported as on March 7, 2014 that
Tension mounted at Salaiya Kalan village of Meja Tehsil here on Thursday noon when agitated villagers came face to face with the district administration and started throwing stones on the police while opposing the work for constructing ash dyke by the authorities of Meja Urja Nigam Private Limited (MUNPL).
MUNPL is a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Vidhut Nigam Limited (UPRVNL) which has been given the responsibility of constructing a 1320 mega watt thermal power plant at Meja tehsil in 2008. The villages which are affected by the power plant, located around 50 kilometres from district headquarters, include Patai, Mai Khurd, Laltara, Salaiya Khurd, Salaiyan Kalan and Jhadiyahi Sirhir.
Sponsor: NTPC and UPRUVNL
Location: Meja village, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 25.1458673, 81.940096
Capacity: 1320 MW
Projected in service: 2017
- Business Development, NTPC website.
- NTPC Investor presentation, NTPC website.
- Farmers, police clash at Meja thermal power plant, The Times of India, March 7, 2014.
- Environmental Impact Assessment Report Meja Thermal Power Project, Meja Urja Nigam Private Limited, Allahabad, March 2010
- Status of Environment and Related Issues, UP govt. power project status
- Environmental Impact Assessment of Thermal Power and Coal Mine Projects was held on March 11-13, 2008 in the SCOPE Complex, New Delhi.