Adhunik group to have another power plant

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Feb 4 (PTI) Adhunik Power andNatural Resources Limited (APNRL), a unit of Adhunik Group ofCompanies, will set up one Super Thermal Power plant inJharkhand following the completion of the first project of 4 x270 MW power plant at Padampur in Saraikela-Kharswan district.

"The proposal has been submitted to Jharkhandgovernment about eight months ago. We are looking forward tosign a Memorandum of Understanding," Naresh Goyal, SeniorVice-President and Plant Head in Jharkhand told newsmen today.

He said the company has been searching for land in thestate as the setting up of the plant in the ongoing projectwas not possible owing to non-availability of land.

Goyal said APNRL has proposal to enhance its capacityand plan to set up an additional over 1000 MW (2x660 MW) plantafter the completion of the ongoing project of 4x270 MW (total1080 MW) plant in Padampur in Kandra, about 25 kms from here.

Referring the ongoing project, he said the first unitof the ongoing project will be commissioned in the firstquarter of 2012 and work was going on fast track to meet thedeadline.

The first unit of 4x270 MW plant will becommissioned in time may be one month here and there while thesecond unit was expected to be commissioned in the secondquarter of the same year, Goyal said.

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