Adhunik Power & Natural Resources Limited (APNRL) has inaugurated its first unit of 2 x270 MW coal fired thermal power plant on 16th October 2012 at Padampur village of Saraikela-Kharsawan district of Jharkhand, India. The power plant was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand Shri Arjun Munda along with other dignitaries of state government . The first unit of the project (land requirement 119 hectare and investment Rs 1226.118 crore) has got environmental clearance from the Union Government in 2009 . Preparation for another 270MW unit is going on and are expected to be completed soon (land requirement 800.62 acres and Rs 5926.27 crore) . The second unit has also got Environment clearance in 2011 .