Presently excavation is in progress in Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) Units - 1 and 2 (2 x 700 MW) at an advanced stage. Orders have been placed for long delivery equipment like End shields and Steam Generators. The Main Plant Civil Work and several other packages are at various stages of tendering.
Land acquisition has been completed at the Gorakhpur site in Haryana.
The first phase of the project comprising of two units GHAVP - 1 and 2 (2 x 700 MW) is expected to be completed in 2025.
The expenditure incurred on the project till November 2018 was Rs. 1484 crore. The approved completion cost of the project is Rs. 20,594 crore.
The project is expected to generate employment (direct and indirect) for about 2000 persons on becoming operational. In addition, large employment potential is generated with the contractors/ vendors and from business opportunities that emerge consequent to the increase in economic activity at the site. During construction, large numbers of contractor manpower are employed (following a bell curve with about 8000 persons at the peak).