The Government plans to come up with ultra mega power project at Cheyyur in Tamil Nadu and at Bedhabahal in Orissa. All major clearances are in place for Orissa project.Three coal blocks - Meenakshi, Meenakshi-B and dip side of Meenakshi have been allocated for this project. Cheyyur project is based on imported coal. So far notification for land acquisition is issued.The concerned state department has issuesd No objection for the attached captive port.
Power Finance Corporation Ltd is the nodal agency for these projects. Preliminary bids will be issued by September end.