Bijor power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bijor power station is a proposed 1,980-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.


The map below shows the approximate location where the plant would be built in Tikamgarh district.

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Background on Plant

GMR signed an MOU with the Government of Madhya Pradesh in 2010 to set up a Thermal Power Plant in the Niwari block of Tikamgarh district. The GMR website says the plant has been under project development since 2011.[1] The project received a terms of reference in 2010,[2] but has not applied for an environmental clearance, and appears to be abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: GMR
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bijor village, Niwari taluk, Tikamgarh district, Madhya Pradesh
  • Coordinates: 25.43, 79.71 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 660 MW
    • Unit 2: 660 MW
    • Unit 3: 660 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Sep 8, 2010

Resources and articles


  1. "Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh," GMR, accessed March 2014.
  2. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Sep 8, 2010.

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