The Ministry of Coal said Western Coal Fields Ltd is making “all efforts on SOS basis” to boost the supplies and build up the stock at Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS).
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (often abbreviated as CSTPS) is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra.
The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO.
The coal for the power plant is sourced from Durgapur and Padmapur Collieries of Western Coalfields Limited.
The plant was officially inaugurated by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 8 October 1984.
With the total capacity of 3340MW, the plant is the largest power plant in the Maharashtra.