NTPC is planning to set up 2 x 800 MW super thermal power project in Darlipali in Suratgarh district of Orissa. The project has achieved fuel linkage and a PPA had been signed with Gridco of Orissa for off take of power. In May 2011, the company has invited bids for site levelling work through Gammon India Ltd.
FR revised is under financial appraisal. Proposal submitted to MOP for Bulk Tendering of 800 MW Units. Approval awaited. In principle clearance for Land (3,000 acres). Application for land acquisition submitted GoO have intimated that water can be provided from Hirakund Reservoir. Notification under Section 6 (of the Land Acquisition Act) has been issued for 1652 acres in March 2012 Coal linkage is assured from Dulunga coal block of Mahanadi Coal Fields, which has a capacity of 7 million tpa.