NTPC is planning to set up a coal based thermal power plant in Dhundwa Jamauli, Madara Rai, Ranipur, Uttari and Nadhia Khurd villages in Bilhaur Taluk in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The project involves setting up of 2x660 MW coal based plantm where the coal requirement is estimated at 7.0 mtpa. It is likely to be procured from North Karanpura fields. Water requirement is to be met from Upper Ganga Canal system which will have a 8 km pipeline. Land requirement is around 1600 acres of which 40% is govt owned and the remaining 60% belongs to private and is yet to be acquired. Currently, the project has received environmental clearance in July 2011.