Top 10 Public Sector (PSU) Companies in India 2017

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7. Power Grid Corporation Limited

The Power Grid Corporation was incorporated in the year 1989 primarily for the purpose of power transmission in the country.

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The company was to design, plan and operate power transmission from plants to the consumers. The challenge was not only in putting the infrastructure in place but also in deploying state of the art technology and aligning it with the needs of public and private power generators.


The corporate accounts for nearly half the power distribution in the country and it began its operations in 1991. They also undertake both regional and national power distribution grids to facilitate power transmission and help in the process of nation building. They were awarded Navaratna status by Government of India 2008.

Shri I S Jha is the current Chairman and Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation limited. The company has assets spread all over India with headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana and they have approximately 1,35,000 km of transmission network.

Power Grid Corporation Limited is ranked as Sixth best PSU in India with market capitalisation of Rs. 96,113 Crores and Net income and net profits of Rs. 24,763 crores and Rs. 7,202 crores respectively.

Market Capitalisation (INR Crores): 96113.10

Net Income (INR Crores): 24763.81

Net Profit (INR Crores): 7202.84

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