NTPC is setting up a 5X800 MW Super thermal Power Project at Lara in Raigarh District of Chhattisgarh. The project is based on super critical technology. The coal requirement will be met from Talaipalli Coal Block of Mand Raigarh Coalfields. The company required 3500 acres of land for the project. The construction work on the project has already started. But, the project had landed in trouble with people from nine villages resorting to agitation over rehabilitation.
Extracted from BS, Apr 24,’15