Adra Purulia power project is a 1320 (MW) coal-fired power station proposed by Indian Railways and NTPC at Purulia district in West Bengal, India.
It was stated that work on the 2X660 MW thermal power plant would likely start soon, as necessary clearances have been received and the West Bengal Wasteland Development Corporation Ltd will start clearing the land in Manpura for the plant shortly. The land belongs to the Indian Railways and was leased out to the state forest department with a clause that it would be taken back when required. According to the article, the Ministry of Power has recommended coal allotment to the Ministry of Coal for the power station, and Damodar Valley Corporation has confirmed that it will supply the water required. But the project was stalled as the Railway Board was still trying to secure a coal supply for the plant, estimated at 7 million tonnes of coal annually. State power department sources said the project, originally planned for completion in 2014, was unlikely to be completed before 2017.
Sponsor: NTPC and Indian Railways
Location: Adra village, Purulia district, West Bengal
Coordinates: 23.5, 86.67 (approx)
Status: Pre-permit development
Capacity: 1,320 MW (2 x 660 MW)
Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, September 8, 2010