NTPC LIMITED - AN OVERVIEW
India’s largest power company, NTPC was set up in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. NTPC is emerging as a diversified power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. Apart from power generation, which is the mainstay of the company, NTPC has already ventured into consultancy, power trading, ash utilisation and coal mining. NTPC ranked 337th in the ‘2012, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies. NTPC became a Maharatna company in May, 2010, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status.
The total installed capacity of the company is 39,674 MW (including JVs) with 16 coal based and 7 gas based stations, located across the country. In addition under JVs, 7 stations are coal based & another station uses naptha/LNG as fuel. The company has set a target to have an installed power generating capacity of 1,28,000 MW by the year 2032. The capacity will have a diversified fuel mix comprising 56% coal, 16% Gas, 11% Nuclear and 17% Renewable Energy Sources(RES) including hydro. By 2032, non fossil fuel based generation capacity shall make up nearly 28% of NTPC’s portfolio. NTPC has been operating its plants at high efficiency levels. Although the company has 17.75% of the total national capacity, it contributes 27.40% of total power generation due to its focus on high efficiency.
In October 2004, NTPC launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO) consisting of 5.25% as fresh issue and 5.25% as offer for sale by Government of India. NTPC thus became a listed company in November 2004 with the Government holding 89.5% of the equity share capital. In February 2010, the Shareholding of Government of India was reduced from 89.5% to 84.5% through Further Public Offer. The rest is held by Institutional Investors and the Public.
At NTPC, People before Plant Load Factor is the mantra that guides all HR related policies. NTPC has been awarded No.1, Best Workplace in India among large organisations and the best PSU for the year 2010, by the Great Places to Work Institute, India Chapter in collaboration with The Economic Times.
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited
| State-owned enterprise
| BSE: 532555
BSE SENSEX Constituent
| Electric utility
| New Delhi, India
| Arup Roy Choudhury
(Chairman & MD)
| Electrical power
| Electricity generation and distribution
natural gas exploration, production, transportation and distribution
| 690.36 billion (US$12.56 billion) (2011-12)
| 98.14 billion (US$1.79 billion)(2011–12)
| 26,000 (2012)
A world class integrated power major, powering
India’s growth, with increasing global presence
“Develop and provide reliable power, related products
and services at competitive prices, integrating multiple
energy sources with innovative and eco-friendly
technologies and contribute to society”
Organizational & Professional Pride
Mutual Respect & Trust
Innovation & Speed
Total Quality for Excellence
HISTORY OF NATIONAL THERMAL POWER CORPORATION (NTPC)
NTPC was incorporated on November 7, 1975 under the Companies Act as a private limited company under the name "National Thermal Power Corporation Private Limited", and the word 'Private' was deleted on September30, 1976 consequent upon the notification issued by the GoI exempting government companies from the use of word 'private' in their name. On September 30, 1985 Company was converted from a private limited company into a public limited company.Subsequently, the name of our Company was changed to its present name NTPC Limited and a fresh certificate of incorporation was issued on...
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