Date of Release:
Feb 1 2016
CHENNAI: The Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa laid the foundation for a coal-based 800MW supercritical thermal power project to be set up for Rs 6,376 crore at Athipattu, Tiruvallur district.
The project is to come up on 250 acres at the complex where North Chennai Thermal Power Project I and II are located and is expected to be commissioned in August 2019. This is another step to make Tamil Nadu a power surplus State.