Chennai-based NLC India Ltd (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd), a navratna public sector undertaking (PSU), on Thursday unveiled its investment plans for Odisha.
At the two-day Odisha Investors’ meet held in Bangalore, the PSU announced that it will invest around Rs 25,000 crore on a thermal power plant, solar power plant and a coal mining processing plant. The company intends to set up a 2,000 Mw thermal power plant and a 500 Mw solar power plant with investment of Rs 15,000 crore and Rs 3,000 crore, respectively. Similarly, the coal mining processing plant is likely see an investment of Rs 7,500 crore. The announcement was made by Sarat Kumar Acharya, chairman and managing director of NLC India. The summit, the biggest staged by Odisha since the roadshow organised during ‘Make in India’ event in Mumbai in February this year, also saw investment commitments from other players. BEL (Bharat Electronics Ltd) is keen to invest Rs 2,000 crore in solar plant.