NHPC Limited


  • Type – State Owned Enterprise; Public Limited
  • Founded 1975
  • Head QuarterFaridabad, India
  • Chairman & Managing DirectorS.K. Garg
  • Net IncomeRs 2,090 crore (2009-2010)
  • Authorised CapitalRs150000 Million
  • Energy Generated16960.45 MU

Vision

A world class, diversified & transnational organization for sustainable development of hydro power and water resources with strong environment conscience.

NHPC Limited (Formerly National Hydroelectric Power Corporation), A Govt. of India Enterprise, was incorporated in the year 1975 with an authorised capital of Rs. 2000 million and with an objective to plan, promote and organize an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on NHPC expanded its objects to include other sources of energy like Geothermal, Tidal, Wind etc.


At present, NHPC is a schedule ‘A’ Enterprise of the Govt. of India with an authorized share capital of Rs. 1,50,000 Million . With an investment base of over Rs. 2,20,000 million Approx. In 2009-2010 NHPC made a profit after tax of Rs2090 crores . A increase of 94% than the previous year profit of 1050 crores. NHPC is among the top ten companies in India in terms of investment. Department of Public Enterprise, Govt. of India recently conferred prestigious Miniratna status to NHPC.


Initially, on incorporation, NHPC took over the execution of Salal Stage-I, Bairasiul and Loktak Hydro-electric Projects from Central Hydroelectric Projects Control Board. Since then, it has executed 13 projects with an installed capacity of 5175 MW on ownership basis including projects taken up in joint venture. NHPC has also executed 5 projects with an installed capacity of 89.35 MW on turnkey basis. Two of these projects have been commissioned in neighbouring countries i.e. Nepal and Bhutan.

Presently NHPC is engaged in the construction of 11 projects aggregating to a total installed capacity of 4622 MW . NHPC has planned to add 5322 MW during 11th Plan period. 10 projects of 9981 MW are awaiting clearances/Govt. approval for their implementation. Detailed Projects report or Feasibility Report are being prepared for 7 projects of 5755 MW.

Since its inception in 1975, NHPC has grown to become one of the largest organizations in the field of hydro power development in the country. With its present capabilities, NHPC can undertake all activities from concept to commissioning of hydroelectric projects.

Hydro Power Stations

Total – 5295 MW

S.no. Power Plant State Commissioned Capacity (MW) year of commission
1 Baira siul Himachal Pradesh 180 1981
2 Loktak Manipur 105 1983
3 Salal-I Jammu & Kashmir 345 1987
4 Tanakpur Uttarakhand 120 1992
5 Chamera-I Himachal Pradesh 540 1994
6 Salal-II Jammu & Kashmir 345 1996
7 Uri-I Jammu & Kashmir 480 1997
8 Rangit Sikkim 60 1999
9 Chamera-II Himachal Pradesh 300 2004
10 Indira sagar Madhya Pradesh 1000 2005
11 Dhauliganga-I Uttarakhand 280 2005
12 Dul Hasti Jammu & Kashmir 390 2007
13 Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh 520 2007
14 Teesta-V Sikkim 510 2008

Hydro Power Stations Under construction

Total – 4502 MW

S.no. Power Plant State Total Capacity (MW) Completion Schedule
1 []] [[]] 120 2011
2 Teesta Low Dam-III West Bengal 132 2011
3 Parbati-II Himachal Pradesh 800 2013
4 Subansiri (Lower) Assam 2000 2012
5 Chamera-III Himachal Pradesh 231 2010
6 Teesta Low Dam-IV West Bengal 160 2011
7 Parbati-III Himachal Pradesh 520 2010
8 Nimmo-Bazgo Jammu & Kashmir 45 2010
9 Chutak Jammu & Kashmir 44 2011
10 Uri-II Jammu & Kashmir 240 2011
11 Kishenganga Jammu & Kashmir 330 2016

Hydro Power Stations constructed on Deposit/Turnkey Basis

Total – 89.3 MW

S.no. Power Plant Country/State Total Capacity (MW) Year of Commissioning
1 Devighat Nepal 14.1 1984
2 Kurichu Bhutan 60 2002
3 Kalpong Andaman and Nicobar Islands 5.25 2001
4 Sippi Arunachal Pradesh 4 2007
5 Kambang Arunachal Pradesh 6 2008

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SUMIT KUMAR

Executive at India Electron Exchange

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  1. Jak says:

    Excellent Analysis.Great work.

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