The proposed site for Meja TPP is locate at about 45 kms away from Allahabad city. It is a 1320 megawatt thermal power plant will be at Meja tehsil. The villages which are affected by the power plant, located around 50 kilometres from district headquarters, include Patai, Mai Khurd, Laltara, Salaiya Khurd, Salaiyan Kalan and Jhadiyahi Sirhir. The proposed plant was conceptualized in 2008. Meja Urja Nigam Private Limited (MUNPL) is a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Vidhut Nigam Limited (UPRVNL) .