State-owned power producer NTPC today said it got Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) clearance for its 2,400-Mw (3x800 MW), Stage-I Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project being set up in Bijapur district of adjoining Karnataka.

The board of directors recently cleared the investment proposal of Rs 15,166 crore for setting up the project, NTPC said in a statement here.