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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Power

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 4919
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 21, 2012
Umpps in Karnataka

 

4919. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of POWER be pleased to state:

(a)   whether Government has, in the recent past, launched an initiative for development of Coal based Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) in Karnataka;

 (b)   if so, the details thereof; and

(c)    the present status of UMPPs in the State?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF POWER
(SHRI K.C. VENUGOPAL)

(a): In Karnataka, the site originally identified at Tadri for the Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) could not be taken up due to agitation by local people.

(b) & (c): Do not arise.