Govt evaluating site in Bihar for 4,000 MW UMPP

Press Trust of India  |  <news:geo_locations>New Delhi  

May 1, 2014 Last Updated at 15:56 IST
 
The Power Ministry is evaluating a site in  for setting up a 4,000 MW ultra mega power project and has approached the Coal Ministry for allocation of a nearest coal block for the thermal plant. 

“We are considering a site in Bihar to set up a 4,000 MW UMPP. Land has been identified, water is available and we have even written to the Ministry of Coal on allocating a nearest coal block,” a Power Ministry official told PTI without divulging the name of the location. 

However, according to sources, the proposed plant is likely to be fed coal from a mine either in  or 
 
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