Doubling for part length of this project, i.e. from Hotgi-Kudgi (134 km) is taken up under Customer Funding Model.For this purpose NTPC have deposited Rs.946 cr. with Railway.
New Crossing station @ Kudgi with 4 lines for giving connectivity to NTPC was commissioned on 29.01.2017. Phase I of Indi Road commissioned on 28.07.17. Tadwal Yard commissioned as 4 line station on 02.09.2017.
Work is in progress in the section between Minchinal-Lachyan (42.5 km) is targeted for commissioning during 2017-18.