NTPC to set up Simhadri Super Thermal Power Project, Stage-II (2x500 MW) at Vizag. The plant will be located within the premises of the existing stage-I power plant. No additional land will be acquired for the main plant, however, 400 acres of barren land for the ash pond and 75 acres of land for afforestation outside the plant premises will be acquired. . The coal requirement is estimated as 18,000 TPD at 100% PLF and water required will be sourced from Vizag Industrial Water Supply project. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 48444 million.