4000 MW Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project (Cheyyur UMPP) proposed to be set up in the Cheyyur taluk of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu. Project Proponent: Coastal Tamilnadu Power Limited

Enable Block: 

In early January 2015 the Ministry of Power, Government of India (GoI) terminated the bid process for the proposed 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) in Cheyyur, Tamil Nadu. The project is referred to as Plant Cheyyur in this report.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) in Tamil Nadu, 24/11/2014.

A rapid plant survey was conducted in around the proposed Cheyyur 4000MW Ultra Mega Power Project in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. The surveys were conducted along Vilambur, Buckingham Canal, Vanjimodu and the Palaiyur Reserve Forest within the project site and the portion of Palaiyur R.F.

Being chronically deficient in power, the Government of India launched an ambitious plan to establish a series of power plants to enhance generation capacity, under the Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP) programme. In this regard,

A public interest litigation petition has been filed in the High Court seeking to declare that the proceedings for identification of land and land acquisition for the 4000-MW Ultra Mega Power Proje

Odisha Integrated Power Ltd will conduct bidding process for selecting developer for first 4,000 MW

The Union power ministry has decided to complete the process of bidding and award of projects for the Bhedabahal (Odisha) and Cheyyur (Tamil Nadu) ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) by January next year.

Letter to M/s Coastal Tamil Nadu Power Ltd from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of 4000 MW Imported Coal Based UMPP at villages Cheyyur Block-B, Chitharkadu, Gangadevankupam, Panaiyur, Vedal,
and Vilangadu, in Taluk Cheyyur, in Kancheepuram Distt., in Tamil Nadu dated 30th September, 2013.

Revised Response as per discussions during 74th Meeting of Expert Appraisal Committee held on May 20, 2013 on Environmental Impact Assessment of Thermal Power and Coal Mine Projects.

Compliance of Cheyyur UMPP with respect to National Green Tribunal Judgements since 2009.

In the aforesaid backdrop, policy on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Cheyyur UMPP is broadly framed to empower the project affected families in particular and the population in the study area in general, in every possible way and to improve their overall quality of life and standard of living.