Excise Exemption for Only 111 Mega Power Projects Listed under Project Imports Till 19 July 2012

[Ref: 34-Central Excise dated 10 September 2012]

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012, namely:-

In the said notification, -

(A) in the Table,

(i) against Sl. No. 337, in the entries under column (3), for the words “required for setting up of an ultra-mega power project”, the words and figures “required for setting up of an ultra-mega power project specified in List 10,” shall be substituted;

(ii) against S.No. 338, in the entries under column (3), for the words “supplied to mega power projects”, the words and figures “supplied to mega power projects specified in List 11,” shall be substituted;

(iii)  against S.No. 339, in the entries under column (3), for the words “expansion of an existing mega power project so certified”, the words, figures and symbols “expansion of mega power projects, namely, Vindhyachal STPP Stage-V (Expansion Unit) - 500 MW (NTPC) and UNOSUGEN CCPP, Gujarat (An expansion unit of Sugen CCPP of 1147.5 MW)- 382.5(1) MW (M/s. Torrent Power Ltd.) so certified before the 19th day of July, 2012” shall be substituted;

(B)  in the ANNEXURE,

(i)  in the Condition No. 42, in clause (a), after the words “mega power project”, the words “before the 19th day of July, 2012” shall be inserted;

(ii)  in the Condition No. 43, in clause (a), after the words “Mega Power Project”, the words “before the 19th day of July, 2012” shall be inserted;

(iii)  after List 9 and the entries relating thereto, the following Lists and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

“List 10 (See S. No. 337 of the Table)

1  Krishnapatnam UMPP, Andhra Pradesh- 6x660= 3960 MW (Coastal Andhra Power Ltd.)

2  Mundra UMPP, Gujarat- 5x800= 4000 MW (Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd.)

3  Sasan, Madhya Pradesh- 6x660= 3960 MW (Sasan Power Ltd.)

4  Tilaiya UMPP, Jharkhand- 5x800= 4000 MW (Jharkhand Integrated Power Ltd.)

5  Orissa UMPP, Orissa- 5x800= 4000 MW

6  Chhattisgarh UMPP, Chhattisgarh- 5x800= 4000 MW

7  Cheyyur UMPP,- 5x800= 4000MW

List 11 (See S. No. 338 of the Table)

1      Parbati-II, Himachal Pradesh - 4x200=800  MW (NHPC)

2      Teesta- V, Sikkim  - 3x170=510 MW (NHPC)

3      Sipat-II, Chhattisgarh - 2x500=1000 MW (NTPC)

4      Vindhyachal-III, Madhya Pradesh - 2x500=1000 MW (NTPC)

5      Talcher-II, Orissa - 4x500=2000 MW (NTPC)

6      Rihand-II, Uttar Pradesh - 2x500=1000 MW (NTPC)

7      Sipat-I, Chhattisgarh - 3x660=1980 MW (NTPC)

8      Kahalgaon-II Phase-I & II Bihar - 3x500=1500 MW (NTPC)

9   Barh, Bihar - 3x660=1980 MW (NTPC)

10    Koldam, Himachal Pradesh - 4x200=800 MW (NTPC)

11    Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu- 2x500=1000 MW (NLC)

12    Parbati-III, Himachal Pradesh - 4x130=520 MW (NHPC)

13    Jhanor Gandhar CCPP-II, Gujarat - 2x650=1300 MW (NTPC)

14    Kawas CCPP-II, Gujarat - 2x650=1300 MW (NTPC)

15    RGPPL, Maharashtra - 2150 MW (JV of NTPC/ GAIL/ Govt. of Maharashtra)

16    Tapovan Vishnugad HEP, Himachal Pradesh - 4x130=520 MW (NTPC)

17    Simhadri-II, Andhra Pradesh - 2x500=1000 MW (NTPC)

18    Indira Gandhi STPP-JV project, Haryana - 3x500=1500 MW (NTPC)

19    Bongaigaon, Assam - 3x250=750 MW (NTPC)

20    Barh-II, Bihar - 1320 MW (NTPC)

21    Koderma TPS St-I, Jharkhand – 1000 MW (DVC)

22    Durgapur Steel TPS, West Bengal - 2x500=1000 MW (DVC)

23    Tehri Pump Storage Project – 4x250=1000 MW (THDC)

24    Mauda, Maharashtra – 2x500=1000 MW (NTPC)

25    Rihand- III, Uttar Pradesh - 2 x 500=1000 MW (NTPC)

26    Nabinagar- JV with Railways, Bihar - 4 x 250=1000 MW (NTPC)

27    Vallur Stage- I Phase I & II, Tamil Nadu - 3 x 500=1500 MW (NTPC-Tamil Nadu Energy Co. Ltd.)

28    Raghunathpur TPS Phase 1, West Bengal - 2 x 600=1200 MW (DVC)

29    Tanda- II, Uttar Pradesh-2 x 660=1320 MW (NTPC)

30    Meja, Uttar Pradesh - 2 x 660=1320 MW (NTPC)

31    Vindhyachal-IV, Madhya Pradesh - 2 x 500=1000 MW (NTPC)

32    Solapur STPP, Maharashtra - 2x660=1320 MW (NTPC)

33    Nabinagar STPP, JV with Bihar, Bihar-3x660=1980  MW (NTPC)

34    Mouda STPP-II, Maharashtra- 2x660= 1320 MW (NTPC)

35    Raghunathpur TPS (Ph-II), West Bengal- 2x660=1320 MW (DVC)

36    North Karanpura STPP, Jharkhand- 3x660=1980 MW (NTPC)

37    Kudgi STPP stage-I, Karnataka- 3x800=2400 MW (NTPC)

38    Darlipalli STPP, Stage-I, Orissa- 2x800=1600 MW (NTPC)

39    Barethi STPP, Madhya Pradesh- 6x660=3960 MW (NTPC)

40    Lara STPP, Chhattisgarh -2x800=1600 MW (NTPC)

41    Gajmara STPP Stage-I - 2x800= 1600MW (NTPC)

42    Rajiv Gandhi CCPP Stage-  II Phase-I, Kerala- 3x350 =1050 MW (NTPC)

43    Gidderbha STPP, Punjab - 4x660= 2640 MW (NTPC)

44    Khargone Super TPP, M.P. - 2x660= 1320 MW (NTPC)

45    Gadarwara Super TPP, M.P. - 2x660= 1320 MW (NTPC)

46    Katwa Super TPP, West Bengal - 2x800= 1600 MW (NTPC)

47    Bilhapur STPP, Uttar Pradesh -2x660= 1320 MW (NTPC)

48    Talcher STPP Stage-III, Orissa - 2x660=1320 MW (NTPC)

49    Khedar (Hissar), Haryana - 1000 (+200) MW (HPGCL)

50    Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh - 2x500= 1000 MW (MPPGCL)

51    Gas based CCPP Pragati-III, Delhi-1371.6 MW (Pragati Power Corp. Ltd.)

52    Sri Damodaran Sanjeevaiah, Nellaturu, Andhra Pradesh - 2x800=1600 MW (APPDCL)

53    Chandrapur Expansion, Maharashtra- 2x500= 1000 MW (MSPGCL)

54    Koradi Expansion, Maharashtra- 3x660= 1980 MW (MSPGCL)

55    Bhusawal Expansion, Maharashtra- 2x500= 1000 MW (MSPGCL)

56    Supercritical TPP at STPS Stage-V at Suratgarh, Rajasthan- 2x660)= 1320 MW (RRVUNL)

57    Supercritical TPP at Chhabra, Rajasthan - 2x660= 1320 MW (RRVUNL)

58    North Chennai, Tamil Nadu-2x600=1200 MW  (TNEB)

59    Purulia Pump Storage Hydel Project, West Bengal- 4x225= 900 MW (State Sector)

60    Sagardighi TPP Ext. Unit 3&4, West Bengal-2x500=1000 MW (WBPDCL)

61    Shree Singaji TPP-2x660 (MP Power Generating Company Ltd MW (MPPGCL)

62    Raigarh TPP, Chhattisgarh- 4x250= 1000 MW (M/s. Jindal Power Ltd.)

63    Akhakhol GBPP, Gujarat- 3x382.5= 1147.5 MW (M/s. Jindal Power Ltd.)

64    Udupi (Nagarjuna) Power Project, Karnataka- 2x600= 1200 MW (M/s. Udupi (Nagarjuna) Power Corp. Ltd.)

65    IPP project Haryana- 2x660= 1320 MW (M/s. Jhajjar Power Ltd.)

66    726 MW CCGT being developed by ONGC-Tripura Power Company Ltd. (OTPC) at Palatana, Tripura - (2x250)(2x113.3)= 726 MW

67    Salaya TPP, Gujarat- 2x600= 1200 MW (M/s. Essar Power Gujarat Ltd.)

68    Tiroda TPP, Maharashtra-5x660=3300 MW (M/s. Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd.)

69    Kawai TPP, Rajashtan - 2x660=1320 MW (M/s. Adani Power Rajasthan Ltd.)

70    Teesta-VI, Sikkim - 4x125= 500 MW (M/s. Lanco)

71    Teesta-III Sikkim- 6x200= 1200 MW (M/s. Teesta Urja Ltd.)

72    KSK Mahanadi Power Company Ltd.(U-3 & 4) Janjgir- Champa, Chhathisgarh-2x600=1200 MW (M/s KSK Mahanadi Power Co Ltd.)

73    Rajpura TPP in the State of Punjab- 2x700= 1400 MW (M/s. Nabha Power Ltd.)

74    Talwandi Sabo power project at Banawala, Punjab.- 3x660=1980 MW (M/s. Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd. (TSPL))

75    TPP at Nandgaonpeth, MIDC, Amravati Dist,. Maharashtra.- 5x270= 1350 MW (M/s. Indiabulls Power Ltd.)

76    TPP at Karachhana, Allahabad, UP- 2x660 = 1320 MW (M/s. Sangam Power Gen Company Ltd.)

77    TPP at Bara, Allahabad, UP. - 3x660=1980 MW (M/s. Prayagraj Power Gen. Company Ltd.)

78    TPP at Surguja, Chhattisgarh- 2x660 = 1320 MW (M/s. IFFCO Chhattisgarh Power Ltd.)

79    TPP at Dhenkanal, Orissa- 3x350=1050 MW (M/s. GMR Kamalanga Energy Ltd.)

80    GMR Chhattishgarh Energy Ltd. Raipur, Chhattisgarh- 2x685 MW

81    KSK Mahanadi Power Corporation Ltd. (U-2&5) Janjgir Champa, Chhattisgarh- 2x600 MW

82    KSK Mahanadi Power Corporation Ltd. (U-1&6) Janjgir Champa, Chhattisgarh- 2x600 MW

83    Thermal Powertech Corporation Ltd. Pynampuram Andhra Pradesh- 2x660 MW

84    KVK Neelanchal Power Pvt. Ltd Cuttak, Orissa- 3x350 MW

85    East-Coast Energy Pvt. Ltd Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.- 2x660 MW

86    Monnet Power Corporation Ltd. Malibrahmani, Orissa- 2x525 MW

87    Hinduja National Power Corporation Ltd. Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh- 2x520 MW

88    Corporate Power Ltd. Chandwa, Jharkhand- 4x270 MW

89    Lanco Power Ltd. (U-3,4) Pathadi, Chhattisgarh- 2x660 MW

90    Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd. Lalitpur, U.P.- 3x660 MW

91    Lanco Vidarbha Thermal Power Ltd. Wardha, Maharashtra- 2x660 MW

92    Lanco Babandh Power Ltd. Dhenkanal, Orissa- 2x660 MW

93    DB Power Ltd. Vadodarha TPP JanjgirChampa Chattisgarh- 2x660 MW

94    Athena Chhattisgarh Power Ltd. Singhitarai TPS Janjgir-Champa, Chattisgarh- 2x600 MW

95    Essar Power Jharkhand Ltd. Tori, Jharkhand- 2x600 MW

96    MB Power (MP) Ltd. Anuppur,  Madhya Pradesh- 2x600 MW

97    RKM Powergen Pvt. Ltd. Uchpinde TPP Janjgir- Champa, Chattisgarh- 4x360 MW

98    IL & FS Tamil Nadu Power Company Ltd. Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu- 2x600 MW

99    Meenakshi Energy Pvt. Ltd Thamminapatanam, Andhra Pradesh-Ph-1:2x 150 Ph-II 2x350 MW

100 SKS Power Generation (Chhattisgarh) Ltd. Binj Kote TPP Raigarh, Chhattisgarh- 4x300 MW

101 Jindal India Thermal Power Ltd. Angul, Orissa- 2x600 MW

102   NCC Power Projects Nellore AP- 2x660 MW

103 Samalkot Power Ltd. Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh- 2400 MW

104 Torrent Energy Ltd. Dahej, Gujarat- 1200 MW”.

[F.No. 354/78/2010-TRU(Pt-1)]