Prabhawati Nagar power station in Bihar, India

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Prabhawati Nagar power station is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Bihar, India. The power station was proposed by Arrissan Power, a firm listed by the Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB).

The Bihar State Investment Board approved the project in May 2010, according to the Bihar State Electricity Board. According to BSEB, a request for a water allocation was also made to the Bihar Water Resources Department.

The project was expected to cost around Rs. 7,260 crore and take 42 months to complete. The power station, however, has not received environmental approval and may have been abandoned.

Reported on 16 April 2013

State Approves $1.31 billion Power Plant in Bihar

The government of Bihar has approved a proposal by Arrissan Power Limited to build an INR72.6 million ($1.31 billion) thermal power plant in Bihar, India.

The power plant has been dubbed as Prabhawati Nagar power station and will be built at Prabhawati Nagar in Banka district of Bihar. The power plant will be a coal-fired power plant that will have a power generation capacity of 1,320MW and will consist of two 660MW units.

The thermal power project will also provide employment to 145 skilled and unskilled workers. Construction of the facility is likely to be completed in 42 months. The facility will be constructed by M/S Ericsson Power Limited. The thermal power project was accorded approval by the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) of Bihar in 2010.