Top 10 Public Sector (PSU) Companies in India 2016
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5) NTPC Limited (NATIONAL THERMAL POWER CORPORATION)
NTPC Limited (previously called as National Thermal Corporation Limited) is one of the top India Public Sector Undertaking controlled by Ministry of Power, Government of India.
NTPC Limited is responsible for the electricity generation and associated activities. The company is headquartered in New Delhi, India and the company’s main business is generation of power and natural gas.
NTPC Limited also deals with oil & gas exploration and activities related to coal mining. Apart from these, the company also handles consultancy and contracts of turnkey projects, project & construction management and management of power plants.
It is considered to be one of the top electric power generating companies in India which has a capacity of about 45,548 MW and contributes to more than 25 percent of the total power generation in India even though it has a capacity of only 16 percent. This is possible because NTPC Limited operated its power plants at very much efficient levels of 80.2 percent compared to that of 64.5 percent maintained by national PLF.
NTPC has approximately 25000 employees across India. National Thermal Power Corporation is located in over 50+ regions in India. It also has prescence in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. It is not only a top ranked power company in India but it is also one of the largest power and energy companies globally. NTPC is also involved in power consultancy along with its core competency.