The B C Jindal Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates engaged in diverse portfolio of businesses involving manufacture of Packaging Films, Steel Pipes, Pipe fittings, Cold Rolled Steel Strips and Galvanized Sheets. The group diversified in to power generation in the year of 2006 , Jindal India Thermal Power Ltd (JITPL).
Jindal India Thermal Power Ltd (JITPL) has set up a 1200 MW capacity coal based thermal power plant in village Derang, Angul District of Odisha State. JITPL has two units each having 600 MW capacity, were fully commissioned and is in operation since 2015. JITPL’s 1200 MW Power station is in proximity to the coal mines. Water requirement of plant is met from Brahmani River from the upstream of Samal barrage at a distance of 15KM from the plant. The plant has two units of 600 MW each=1200 MW and are in operations since 2015.