About Us


  • 1975 - 1980
  • 1981 - 1990
  • 1991 - 2000
  • 2001 - 2010
  • 2011 - 2015
  • 2016 - 2017
  • 2018 - 2019
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979
  • 1980


Incorporated on November 7


Shri D.V Kapur took over on March 19 as the first Chairman & Managing Director of NTPC

On December 8, the Government of India cleared NTPC's first pithead Super thermal power project at Singrauli in Uttar Pradesh

The authorised share capital of the company was RS.125 crore


NTPC required the first path of land at Singrauli in September

The first batch of executive trainees joined in the Company

The first Major contract of Rs.57.5 million was awarded for site leaving work at Singrauli in june


NTPC-Korba and NTPC-Ramagundam projects cleared by GoI in January and February, respectively

Hon. Prime Minister Shri Morarji Desai laid the Foundation Stone for NTPCRamagundam on 14 November


Government of India approved the implementation of Farakka Project in March

The authorised share capital of the company rose from Rs.125 crore to Rs 300 crore


Former Soviet Union offered to assist in seeting up of power stations. Vidhayachal was identified as the first project for such assistance

The authorized share capital was raised from Rs.300 crore to Rs800 crore in june

  • 1981
  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1985
  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1989
  • 1990


On 29 December, Hon. Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi, laid the Foundation Stone of NTPC-Farakka


On 12 November, Hon. Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi laid the Foundation Stone of NTPC-Vindhyachal. Shri AK Sah, CMD, NTPC, was also present


NTPC-Ramagundam became operational on 26 November by commissioning its frst 200 MW Unit


The transmission line based on HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology, commission for power transmission from Rihand to Delhi

Singrauli project received a World Bank loan USD 150 million through the Government of India


In December, GoI approved the setting up of 3 gas-based combined-cycle projects by NTPC at Kawas (Gujarat), Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh) and Anta (Rajasthan). For these projects, the World Bank agreed to provide US$485 million, which was the largest single loan in the history of the bank


Shri ML Shishoo, CMD, NTPC, reviewing Rihand with power ministry offcials


Crossed the 5000 MW installed capacity mark

Korba also entered the 500 MW phase by synchronising its first 500 MW unit on May 31st


Raised first syndicated Japanese loan of 30 billion JPY

Rihand entered the Operational phase by commissioning its first 500 MW unit on March 31st

The first 500 MW unit Ramagundam was commissioned on june 26th


Consultancy division launched

First unit (88 MW) of first gas based combined cycle power plant at Anta, Rajasthan commissioned


Prime Minister Shram Awards presented by Hon. Prime Minister Shri Chandra Shekhar

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  • 2000


Vindhyachal recorded completion of stage I activities by synchronising its sixth and last 210 MW unit in February

The first unit of NTPC (Dadri) was commissioned on December 21st


Pursuant to legislation by the Parliament of India, the transmission systems owned by the company was transferred to Power Grid Corporation Limited


For the first time, IBRD extended direct loan of USD 400 million under time slice concept for its projects


Jhanor-Gandhar(Gujarat)becomes the first thermal power station to have commissioned an integrated Liquid Waste Treatment Plant(LWTP)


NTPC celebrated 20 years (1975-1995) of its existence. Various programmes were organised to mark its twentieth anniversary

On July 25th, the new campus of Power Management Institute (PMI) was inaugurated by Shri N.K.P. Salve, Union Minister of Power


Continuous running of sixth unit(210 MW)of Ramagundam for 406 days for the first time in India

PLF of Talcher Thermal reached 43.7% from 18.7% at the time of takeover


Hon. Prime Minister Shri IK Gujral laid the Foundation Stone of NTPCFaridabad on 3 August. Shri Rajendra Singh, CMD, NTPC, looks on


Commissioned the first Naptha based plant at Kayamkulam with a capacity of 350 Mw


Dadri Thermal Power Project, Uttar Pradesh adjudged the best in India with a PLF of 96.12%

Dadri, Uttar Pradesh certified with ISO-14001 on October 7th


Commenced construction of a first hydro-electric power project of 800MW capacity in Himachal Pradesh

  • 2001
  • 2002
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  • 2005
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  • 2009
  • 2010


NTPC-Vindhyachal’s 2,260 MW unit was dedicated to the nation in July; Shri CP Jain, CMD, NTPC, graced the occasion


Three wholly owned subsidiaries of NTPC viz. NTPC Electric Supply Company Limited,NTPC Hydro Limited and NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited incorporated

Crossed the 20000 MW installed capacity mark


Participated in ‘Mission-2012 Power for All’ launched by GoI

Tripartite Agreement (TPA) was signed with Reserve Bank of India


Contract for the frst Super Critical Thermal Power Plant at Sipat awarded


International Project Management Award for NTPCSimhadri, at the International Project Management Association World Congress. NTPC was the only Asian company to receive this award


Hon. Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh laid the Foundation Stone of NTPCBongaigaon on 16 January


765 KV switchyard transmission system energized at Sipat, the largest in the country. Hon. Union Minister of Power Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde, Power Secretary, Shri RV Shahi, Hon. Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh Shri Raman Singh and Shri T Sankaralingam, CMD, NTPC, at the occasion with offcials


Shri RS Sharma, CMD, NTPC, addressing the media, where he spoke on NTPC’s achievements and future plans


NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA), NTPC’s Research & Development wing, set up 


NTPC-Dadri Unit-V successfully commissioned. This is the first unit planned to provide power to Commonwealth Games to be organized in Delhi in October 2010

  • 2014
  • November 2015


Dedication of Mouda Super Thermal Power Station Stage I by Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 21, 2014


On 2 November, Hon. Union Minister of Power Shri Piyush Goyal honoured Shri AK Jha, CMD, NTPC, for NTPC’s contribution towards Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan, by successfully constructing toilets across 17 states, covering 83 districts of India

29,000 toilets constructed under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

  • 2016
  • October 2016
  • 2017
  • May 2017


PM Laid Foundation Stone for Telangana STPP Phase-1


NTPC-Dadri bagged Top Plant 2016 Award, by Power Magazine of USA in the Coal-fred Generation category

Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated NTPC-Koldam to the nation on 18 October


Received the SCOPE Award for RTI Act, 2005 Compliance at SCOPE Meritorious Awards, in New Delhi from Hon. President Shri Pranab Mukherjee


Implemented Coal Rationalization for low-cost power

NTPC’s 2nd Masala Bond got listed on London Stock Exchange on 8 May


  • September 2018
  • May 2018
  • January 2019
  • 12 January 2019
  • February 2019
  • April 2019


Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated NTPC-Dulanga to the nation on 22 September.

Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the Foundation Stone of NTPC-Patratu on 25 May


On 4 January in New Delhi, NTPC was awarded ‘Best Performing Utility of the Country in Thermal Power Sector’ by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP). Shri RK Singh, Hon. Union Minister of State I/C for Power and New & Renewable Energy, presented the award to Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC


The 2,000th coal rake from NTPC-Pakri Barwadih flagged off on 12 January


Shri AK Bhalla, Secretary, Power, inaugurated the Techno Galaxy Exhibition at IPS-2019 in Raipur. Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, was also present. The exhibition showcased technologies and products by 42 Indian and international manufacturers


Achieved 6.81 MMT of coal production from Pakri-Barwadih. Production has crossed the mine plan target. The mine started coal production from 1 April 2019