National Thermal Power Corporation has been asked by the state government of Assam to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed 1600 MW thermal power project at Margherita in Upper Assam.
Assam chief minister Sarbanada Sonowal had a meeting with officials of Coal India Limited, NTPC and Assam Power Generation Company Limited.
Coal India Limited would provide coal linkage to the project from North Eastern Coalfields.
According to sources, the 1600 MW power project at Margherita will have two units with an installed capacity of 800 MW each.
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