The unions had earlier said that they would not enter into dialogues with anyone other than the coal ministry to discuss their demand.
The project is slated to generate both direct and indirect employment in West Bengal considerably and also contribute to the socio-economic development of the region.
India's biggest PSU employer is planning to hire 9,000 people, 4,000 of them in executive cadre.
In a ratings statement Ind-Ra said the stable-to-negative outlook reflects mounting receivables by state distribution companies (discoms) due to inadequate improvement in operational parameters.
Staff members want industrial action against the government’s move late August allowing total foreign ownership of coal mines.
An NTPC executive said power output at pitheads in Korba and Talcher, among others, was affected by frequent law and order issues.
A government panel had suggested introduction of an upper limit of coal supply for each megawatt of installed capacity.
The centre has scheduled a meeting with three of the six units AITUC, HMS and CITU leaving out INTUC, AICCTU and BMS.
Earlier, operators were tied to the plant specified during the auction.
According to the report three major challenges that are expected to intensify in the years ahead, are over-building of coal-fired capacity, declining water supplies and increasing competition from renewables.
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