Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station - Things to Know Before Visiting
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station, Durgapur, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India
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About Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station
This is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO With the total capacity of 3340MW, the plant is the largest power plant in the Maharashtra. It accounts for more than 25% of Maharashtras total needs.
Attractions Near Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station
Mahakali temple is important pilgrimage of Chandrapur city and many devotees visit the temple every day, especially on Tuesday. The ancient temple was built by Dhundya Ram Sah, Tribal King of Gond Dynasty around 16th century. The sculptures on the walls of Mahakali temple were outstanding blend of Tibetan and Hindu traditions.
Situated in the core of a reserved forest and spread in the area of 1727 sq. km. One of the largest and oldest national park, which has an endless treasure trove of large number of species of trees & plants and wildlife
This is a Shiva temple located in the district of Gadchiroli. And is grandeur for religious people not only in Maharashtra but also everywhere in India.
Komaram Bheem was a tribal leader who faught against Asaf Jhahi Dynasty for the liberation of Hyderabad. His statue is located in the Asifabad district. This statue says about the independence of Hyderabad.
The sanctuary is home to Tigers, Small Indian Civet Cats, Blackbucks, Sloth Bears, Leopards, Wild Dogs, Ratels, Indian Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and jungle Cats among other carnivores – if you get lucky you might rendezvous with those wild ones.
This is an earthfill dam on the Wainganga river. The dam consists of 33 Nos of spillway gates to regulate irrigation water into the river throughout the year. Its main purpose is for Irrigation.
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The district Chandrapur was earlier known as ‘Chanda’ according to tradition and legend the name of the place was ‘Lokapura’ which was first changed to ‘ Indpur’ and subsequently to Chandrapur. During the British colonial period it was called Chanda district, which was again changed to its original name ‘Chandrapur ‘ around 1964.