Dumka power station (Gagan)

From Global Energy Monitor

Dumka power station is a proposed 1600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in India.


The map below shows Dumka district, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The plant would comprise two 800 MW coal-fired units, as proposed by Gagan Power.[1] It received a Terms of Reference from the MoEF in March 2012. As of May 2016, the project appears to be abandoned since there have been no further permits and no published reports of forward progress.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gagan Power
  • Parent company: Jindal Group
  • Location: Barghata village, Raneshwar taluk, Dumka district, Jharkhand
  • Coordinates: 24.2667, 87.25 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 800 MW
    • Unit 2: 800 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
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  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Mar 19, 2012

Articles and resources


  1. "World Electric Power Plants Database,", Platts, September 2013. The database is not available online but can be purchased from Platts.

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