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Government of India
Ministry of Power
14-May-2012 16:09 IST
Coal Supply to NTPC

 

 

 

Presently, NTPC is facing problems regarding coal supply at some of its Power Plants.

 

            The coal shortage resulting into generation loss during 2011-12 is as follows:

 

Station

Coal Shortage in

Million Metric Tonne (MMT)

Generation Loss

(MUs)

Singrauli

0.127

179

Rihand

0.102

152

Unchahar

0.095

132

Dadri coal

0.119

191

Badarpur

0.012

14

Vindhyachal

0.517

749

Ramagundam

0.328

546

Simhadri

0.369

499

Farakka

0.135

195

Kahalgaon

4.175

4855

Talcher Kaniha

0.285

370

Total

6.264

7882

 

            The Ministry of Coal, Government of India allocated six coal blocks to NTPC. The details of coal blocks, their location and progress made by NTPC, are given below:-

 

Sl. No.

Name of Coal Block

Coalfields

State

Progress made

1.

Pakri Barwadih

North Karanpura

Jharkhand

All clearances available. 2536 acres of forest land in possession. MDO appointed.

2.

Chatti-Bariatu

North Karanpura

Jharkhand

Stage-I, Stage-II forest clearance and environment clearance available. Land acquisition will start after formal withdrawal of de-allocation by Ministry of Coal.

3.

Kerandari

North Karanpura

Jharkhand

Environment clearance available. Stage-I forest clearance available. Stage-II forest clearance to be obtained. Land acquisition will start after formal withdrawal of de-allocation by Ministry of Coal

4.

Chatti-Bariatu (South)#

North Karanpura

Jharkhand

Located in the dip side of Chatti-Bariatu block, will be developed at the end of mining of Chatti-Bariatu block.

5.

Talaipalli

Mand-Raigarh

Chhattisgarh

Geological Report available. Mining plan approved. In-principle environment clearance available. Forest clearance under process. Land acquisition under process.

6.

Dulanga

Ib Valley

Odisha

Geological Report available. Mining plan approved. In-principle environment clearance available. Forest clearance under process.

 

12.0 Million Metric Tonne (MMT) of coal was imported for various power stations of NTPC during Financial Year (FY) : 2011-12 from Indonesia / Australia.

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Power Shri K.C.Venugopal  in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

 

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