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Foundation Stone of Auditorium and Library of NTPC – NETRA

10th Jun, 2013

Foundation Stone of Auditorium and Library

Dr Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC laid the foundation stone of Auditorium and Library of NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA) on Saturday, 8th June 2013 at its NETRA Complex in Greater Noida. Shri A.K. Jha, Director ( Technical) NTPC, Shri A.N. Dave, Regional Executive Director (NC) , Shri S.C. Pandey Executive Director, Shri V.K.Gupta , ED (Hydro), Shri D.K.Agarwal , ED (Netra), Shri A.K. Gupta ED( Engineering ) and a large number of executives of NTPC were present on the occasion.

NTPC has a state of the art , sprawling NETRA Complex in Greater Noida , housing eco friendly R & D building where the scientists are engaged in research work related to Climate change, waste management, new & renewable energy, efficiency improvement and cost reduction besides providing scientific support to NTPC and external utilities for improving availability, reliability and efficiency. The prime thrust is towards clean and economic power generation. The Patents have been filed in the areas of climate change, waste management etc.

NTPC is a technology driven company and is fully aligned to the needs of adapting to emerging technologies and upgrading the technologies through R&D. The company is particularly sensitive to R&D and paradigm shift which it can make. Towards this, NTPC has a multi-pronged approach. NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance) has come into existence in 2009 after merging of R&D center (Established in 1981) and Energy Technologies. NETRA is a Member of IEA GHG R&D Program France, IERE Japan & CSLF France. NETRA is National Boiler Board Certified RLA Agency.

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