M.P. Power Generating to set up 2x600 MW of 4x600 MW Malwa Thermal Power Project at Purni in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. The land requirement for the project is 2600 acres. Water requirement is 7410 m3/hr, which will be obtained from Indira Sagar Dam on Narmada river. The coal requirement is 13.35 million TPA, however, coal linkage has been obtained only for 4.62 million TPA, which will meet the requirement only for two units. So, the company is proceeding only with stage I of the project. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 40530 million. It may be noted, Omkareshwar national Park and Mandhata Sanctuary is reported at a distance of 17 Km and 22 Km respectively from the proposed project site.