Chitrangi Power Private Ltd (previously Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Private Limited) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Power which is developing a coal-based 3,960 MW Chitrangi thermal power project at Singrauli District in Madhya Pradesh.. The company was incorporated in September 2007. In October 2007, Reliance Power entered into a State Support Agreement with the Government of Madhya Pradesh for developing the Chitrangi thermal power project and for various other initiatives and the government of Madhya Pradesh in turn consented to giving priority status for the project which would expedite the process of obtaining various approvals and clearances.
The company has made considerable progress in various development activities for this large power project. The entire land required for the project is in the possession of the company. The government of Madhya Pradesh has also granted water allocation for the project. Expert Appraisal Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests has appraised the project for 6x660 MW capacity and project has been granted environment clearance for 3x660 MW capacity by Ministry of Environment and Forests. The project would be using coal as the primary fuel. Ministry of Coal, Government of India has given permission to use 9 MTPA of surplus coal from captive coal mines of Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project for the Chitrangi Power Project. The company has also applied for coal linkage to Ministry of Coal.
The project would be using super-critical technology and would have six units of 660 MW each. The project is estimated to entail an investment of over Rs. 21,000 crores. The project would be financed at a debt-equity ratio of 75:25.
The management team already put in place for executing the project comprises power professionals with rich experience in the development of large power projects in the country.
- One of the largest pit-head coal based power project.
- Project to employ clean super-critical technology.
- One of the lowest cost of generation.
Impact of Project on Environment
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