NTPC board approves Rs 30.04 billion investment for Talaipalli project

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NTPC board has approved an investment of Rs 30.04 billion for Talaipalli coal mining project which has an estimated 18 million tonnes per annum capacity in Chhattisgarh.

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According to PTI, NTPC said in an statement that coal mining is integral to NTPC’s fuel security strategies. The state-run power giant realises that greater self-reliance on coal will go a long way in ensuring the sustained growth of power generation.

NTPC has been allotted coal blocks namely Pakri-Barwadih, Chatti-Bariatu, Kerandari, Dulanga, Talaipalli and Chatti-Bariatu (South), Banai, Bhalumunda and Mandakini B.

These mines have total geological reserves of around 7.15 billion tonnes. These blocks have a production potential of 107 mtpa catering to a requirement of 20,000 MW. Pakri-Barwadih has a block area of 46.26 sq km and a mine capacity of 18 mtpa with mineable reserve of 641 mt.

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