NTPC is setting up a 4,000-MW thermal power project at Lara in Chhattisgarh. Coal from Talaipalli mine will be supplied to the Lara Super Thermal Power Project, for which NTPC had already signed a MoU with the government of Chhattisgarh. The first unit (of 800 MW) of the plant may be commissioned in the fourth quarter of the next financial year. The overall investment for the project is around Rs 30,000 crore.
Extracted from BS, Sep 27,’15