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Facts about Kalisindh Thermal Power Plant

Facts about Kalisindh Thermal Power Plant 

Kalisindh Thermal Power Plant is located in Jhalawar. The proposed capacity of coal based Thermal Power Project is 1200 MW. The power plant site is about 12 km from Jhalawar dist.  

The project Site comprises of 5 villages viz. Nimoda, Undal, Motipura, Singharia and Devri. It is 2km from state highway No.19 and 8 km from Ramganj Mandi - Bhopal broad gauge rail line The site was found techno-economical feasible for setting up of a Power Project.

The Govt. of Raj. included this project in 11th five year plan. The estimated revised cost of the power plant is Rs.9479.51Crores. M/s. TCE Bangalore was appointed Technical Consultant for the project. The state irrigation department has alloted 1200 mcft water for the Kalisindh project from proposed Kalisindh dam. 

The origin of the Kalisindh River is from northern slop of Vindhya Mountains.
The river enters from MP to Rajasthan near village Binda. After flowing 145 km in Rajasthan, the Kalisindh River merges in Chambal River near Nanera village of Distt.Kota. 

Its catchment area is about 7944 sq.km in Jhalawar & Kota Distt. The existing Dam is located at Bhawarasa village, primarily for P.H.E.D. purpose is being uplifted for providing storage of 1200mcft water for this power project. 

The GOR has allotted 842 bigha Government land and acquired 1388 bigha private khatedari land for the thermal project .Phase-1 will be constructed on 1400 bigha land only.EPC contract has been awarded to M/s. BGR Energy System, Chennai on dt.09.07.2008. Total project cost is Rs.Rs.9479.51 CroresCrores (Revised).

Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India has allotted ‘Parsa East and Kente Basan’ Coal Blocks to RVUN in Chhatisgarh state. The RVUN has formed a new company under joint venture with M/s. Adani Enterprises for mining of coal blocks and new company started the work. Annual coal requirement for the project is 56 Lacs TPA. Coal supply to Kalisindh Plant has been started from ‘Parsa East and Kente Basan’ Coal Blocks.

No National Park, Sanctuary and forest area is reported within 10 km of the proposed thermal power plant.  However, Dara Sanctuary is reported at a distance of about 15 km.  An old Shiv Mandir, protected archeological site is reported at a distance of 7 km from the proposed power plant.