MUMBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - India's top power producer NTPC Ltd said on Friday its board had approved investing 31.94 billion rupees for a coal mining project in the east Indian state of Jharkhand. The coal block, which was allotted to NTPC in October 2004, will start production in 2012, the firm added in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Nandita Bose; Editing by Jui Chakravorty) (If you have a query or comment on this story, send an email to email@example.com) Keywords: NTPC/INVESTMENT (firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 91 22 6636 7374; Reuters Messaging: email@example.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.
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