Power Generation

Farakka

NTPC Farakka

Address
P.O. Nabarun-742 236,Dist. Murshidabad,West Bengal (STD-FKN-03485, KJT-03512)
Telephone
(STD-FKN-03485, KJT-03512) KJT -224241 FKN - 252131
Fax
KJT-26449
Approved capacity
2100 MW
Installed Capacity
2100 MW
Location
Murshidabad, West Bengal
Coal Source
Rajmahal Coal Fields of ECL
Water Source
Farakka Feeder Canal
Beneficiary States
West Bengal, Bihar,Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim, Assam, Tripura and Damodar Valley Corporation.
Approved Investment
Stage I: Rs. 730.93 Crore Stage II: Rs. 2453.29 Crore
Unit Sizes
Stage - I: 3x 200 MW
Stage -II: 2x 500 MW
Stage -III expansion of Farakkaa STPP is approved with
the addition of one 500 MW unit.
Units Commissioned
Unit -I 200 MW January 1986
Unit -II 200 MW December 1986
Unit -III 200 MW August 1987
Unit -IV 500 MW September 1992
Unit -V 500 MW February 1994
Unit -VI 500 MW March 2011
International Assistance
IBRD KFW Italian assistance, Banker's Trust co. EXIM Bank, Japan, IDA