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NTPC to invest Rs 2,648 cr in developing three coal blocks in Odisha

In Odisha, the state-run firm has an investment portfolio of Rs 38,189 crore on multiple projects

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NTPC's thermal power station at Kahalgaon, Bihar.

State-run NTPC has lined up investments worth Rs 2648 crore for developing three coal blocks in Odisha. The Maharatna public sector undertaking (PSU) plans to invest Rs 684 crore in the Dulanga coal block, which is linked to its Dariplalli super thermal power project that has the capacity to generate 1,600 Mw of power. The power project, which is supposed to come up in Sundargarh district, will attract an investment of Rs 12,532 crore from NTPC.    “The first unit of the Darlipalli plant, which has the capacity to generate 800 Mw of power, is expected ...