Top 10 Public Sector (PSU) Companies in India 2017

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3. National Thermal Power Corporation(NTPC)

NTPC was incorporated in the year 1975 with the objective of becoming one of the world’s best power companies and also to build and maintain power infrastructure in the country.

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The mission was to provide reliable electricity to the industries and households in an efficient as well as economical manner. The core values of NTPC is Integrity, Customer-Focus, Organisational Pride, Mutual Respect & Trust, Innovation & Learning and Total Quality & Safety.


The company operates in multiple verticals: Hydro-electric power generation, renewable energy and Nuclear energy with expertise in entire value chain of power generation business. The corporation was awarded Maharatna status by Government of India in 2010. In total the company has about 20 coal based plants, 1 hydro and wind power station, 7 gas based plants and also joint ventures in solar projects. The company wants to hit 130GW capacity and also diversify its fuel mix by 2032 and to achieve this target it is diversifying its business portfolios including greenfield projects, joint ventures, inorganic growth model and also strong backward integration in the value chain.

Shri Gurdeep Singh is the current Chairman & Managing Director of NTPC. The company has close to 18% of total national installed capacity and went for an IPO in 2004. Corporate Social Responsibility is the core part of NTPC’s business and they invest heavily in technologies to reduce pollution. The corporation’s top priority is safety of its employees and people living in and around their power plants. In the FY 2015-16, they spent approximately Rs 500 crore on CSR activities.

NTPC is ranked as Third best PSU in India with market capitalisation of Rs. 1,35,555 Crores and Net income and net profits of Rs. 72,429 crores and Rs. 18,153 crores respectively.

Market Capitalisation (INR Crores): 135555.43

Net Income (INR Crores): 75966.62

Net Profit (INR Crores): 10049.16

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