VFS Projects Ltd is setting up a 350 MW coal based thermal project in Anukulaputhur village in Chillakur Mandal in PSR Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The company is utilizing its aquaculture land for the project. Around 175 acres of land is in possession of the company. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 19204 million. The project will use 100% imported coal as fuel and the coal requirement will be 1.06 to 1.36 mtpa. Water required for the project will be met from the creek which is 0.6 kms from the site ( where a pipeline is implemented to draw water). The project is likely to go operational in December 2013.