The company owes creditors around Rs 56.4 billion as of May 22, according to a legal document on the company’s website.
The company has a 1,200 megawatt coal-fired independent plant at Chandwa in Jharkhand.
Workmen and employees of Essar Power Jharkhand have filed claims worth Rs 3.52 million with the resolution professional. As on May 22, the resolution professional accepted claims worth Rs 43.87 billion.
On April 5, the NCLT Principal Bench in New Delhi imposed a moratorium on the company, barring any party from initiating legal proceedings against the corporate debtor in other legal forums, and prohibited any transfer of the company’s assets.
Essar Power Jharkhand is a part of the Reserve Bank of India’s August 28, 2017, list of defaulting companies, which were admitted to the NCLT for insolvency proceedings.