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Adra Purulia power project

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.

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Project Details

Sponsor: NTPCNational Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and a "Government Company" within the meaning of the act. The headquarters of the company is situated at New Delhi. NTPC's core business is generation and sale of... More 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)
Type: Supercritical
Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, September 8, 2010


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