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MPGENCO plans Singaji 1200 MW thermal power project

Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co is setting up a 1200 MW coal based Singaji thermal power project in Dongalia Taluk in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 67500 million of which 80% of funding have been tied up. The main plant work contract has been awarded to BHEL and Balance of Plant work has been awarded to L&T. All statutory clearances have been obtained. The project is under implementation and unit I is scheduled to go operational in December 2012 and the second unit by March 2013

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TG Deck of Unit-1 casted on 07.10.11. Work for TG Deck readiness in progress. TG Deck of Unit-2, work is in progress for Deck casting. Structural work of Power-House building is in progress.

Order placed on SMS Infrastructure Nagpur on 23.03.2011 for execution of rail link from BIR to plant . DPR & Engg. Scale Plan approved by Railway. Bridge Drawings to be approved by Railways. Work under execution by SMS Infrastructure within plant since 29.05.11. Formation work and sleeper erection is in progress

MPGENCO plans Singaji phase extension project

Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company Limited (MPPGCL) has decided to begin the second phase of Singaji thermal power project in Khandwa district. The state government announced the revised cost of the project, which has a total capacity of 1,320 Mw (660 Mw in each phase), and the formation of a special purpose vehicle. The first phase of similar capacity is expected to be completed by MPPGCL by 2012. The total land requirement of the project is 1,232 hectare of which 1,163 hectare have already been acquired.

“Total cost of the project will be Rs 6,500 crore of which Rs 5,200 crore will be debt portion obtained from various banks and financial institutions. The state government will contribute the rest 20 per cent (Rs 1,300 crore) as share capital,” a government spokesperson said here soon after the cabinet meeting. The Bharatiya Janata Party government had invited its top-brass LK Adwani to lay the foundation stone of this project earlier named as Malwa power project. Singaji Thermal Power project named after a seer who had stationed himself years ago in a village, which has now been submerged in the Indira Sagar Power project reservoir. The saint, who is believed to have hands-on knowledge of veterinary, took Samadhi (mausoleum of a saint or a spiritual leader) near the project site.

Chief Engineer (PRG), Shed No.1&2, MPSEB Campus, Vidyut Nagar, Rampur Jabalpur (M.P.) Pin - 482008 Tel: 0761-2665133/2702510; Fax: 0761-2665133 E-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The project, as it is now referred to, will come up in Dongalia village of the Khandwa district. The state government has also learnt to have tied-up with Power Finance Corporation for a loan of Rs. 3,242 crore against the project cost of Rs. 4,053 crore (as calculated earlier for the first phase). However in the present market conditions the project cost has been revised to Rs. 6,500 crore. The project has been conceptualised to be completed in two stages; the first unit of 660 MW is scheduled to be commissioned by March 2012 and second unit by July 2012. The project was originally conceptualised as a joint venture of 2,400 MW with the Gujarat government, which was later pulled out.

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M/s Lahmeyer International (I) Ltd. Gurgaon have been appointed as Project Consultant. The company has invited tenders for awarding the BTG package in December 2011.

Nitin Thermal Power to set up 660 MW

Nitin Thermal Power to set up of 1×660 MW Super Critical Coal Based Thermal Power Plant at Chaddhana village in Teothar Taluk, in Rewa district n Madhya Pradesh. Land requirement will be 620 acres, out of which 20 acres is single crop agricultural land and 600 acres is waste land. . Coal will be obtained from Singrulli Coal Mine and imported Indonesian coal in a ratio of 85:15. Area requirement for ash pond/dyke will be 150 acres. Water requirement will be 27 MCM, which will be sourced from the Tamas river through a pipeline about a distance of 7 km from the project site.

Contact : Nitin Thermal Power Pvt. Ltd. A 2/4, Vijayanand Society Near Lokmat, Dhantoli, Nagpur 440012 Maharashtra

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The project is yet to get statutory clearance.

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