The Sasan project is one of nine Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) plants being pursued by the Indian government. Sasan UMPP is a pit-head coal-based thermal power plant  The Sasan Power Project is owned by Sasan Power Limited, which is a subsidiary of Reliance Industries. Production capacity of the plant will be 3,960 MW (6x660 MW) and there will be an associated captive coal mine . Reliance Power Ltd is executing 3960 MW Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) through its wholly owned subsidiary Sasan Power Ltd. Sasan UMPP has been allotted 3 captive coal mines - namely Moher, Moher - Amlohri extension and Chhattrasal. These are the largest mines in the country in terms of volume handled.