NTPC is planning a 4,000 MW (4*1000 MW) ultra mega power plant at Pudimadaka, Visakhapatnam. It has acquired 700 acres of land for the project. The plant is planned to be completed in 52 months but efforts would be made to commission the plant in 42 months. NTPC will shortly finalize price bids on turnkey basis for steam and turbine generators for the plant. Approximate cost of the project is between Rs.20,000 crore to Rs.24,000 crore.
Extracted from The Hindu, July 08,’15