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NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian government electricity board engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and is owned by the Ministry of Power, Government of India. The headquarters of the company are situated in New Delhi. NTPC's core business is the generation and sale of electricity to state-owned power distribution companies and State Electricity Boards in INDIA. The company also undertakes consultancy and turnkey project contracts that involve engineering, project management, construction management and operation and management of power plants.
The company has also ventured into oil and gas exploration and coal mining activities. It is the largest power company in India with an electric power generating capacity of 62,086 MW. Although the company has approx. 16% of the total national capacity contributes to over 25% of total power generation due to its focus on operating its power plants at higher efficiency levels (approx. 80.2% against the national PLF rate of 64.5%). NTPC currently produces 25 billion units of electricity per month.
NTPC currently operates 55 power stations (24 Coal, 7 combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, 2 Hydro, 1 Wind, and 11 solar projects). Further, it has 9 coal and 1 gas station, owned by joint ventures or subsidiaries.
India's power sector is forecasted to attract investments worth $128.24-135.37 bn between FY19-23. By 2026-27, all India power generation installed capacity will be nearly 620 GW, 38% of which will be from coal and 44% from renewable energy.
The Government of India has released its roadmap to achieve 227 GW capacity in renewable energy (including 114 GW of solar power and 67 GW of wind power) by 2022. The Union Government of India is preparing a 'rent a roof' policy for supporting its target of generating 40 gigawatts (GW) of power through solar rooftop projects by 2022.
Coal-based power-generation capacity in India, which currently stands at 199.5 GW, is expected to witness total installed capacity addition of 47.86 GW by 2022.
Key Positions of NTPC Limited
Ministry of Power, Government of India
Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. Gurdeep Singh leads the position of Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC Limited. He has more than three decades of experience in power generation sector.
Directors of the company includes experienced names as Mr. A. K. Gautam, Mr. Dillip Kumar Patel, Mr. Ramesh Babu V, etc.
Shareholding Pattern as on 31st December, 2020
Returns on Share
52 Week Higher Level: 114.70 INR
52 Week Lower Level: 78.10 INR
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