- Type – State Owned Enterprise; Public Limited
- Founded – 1975
- Head Quarter – Faridabad, India
- Chairman & Managing Director – S.K. Garg
- Net Income – Rs 2,090 crore (2009-2010)
- Authorised Capital – Rs150000 Million
- Energy Generated – 16960.45 MU
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|
|3||Salal-I||Jammu & Kashmir||345||1987|
|6||Salal-II||Jammu & Kashmir||345||1996|
|7||Uri-I||Jammu & Kashmir||480||1997|
|10||Indira sagar||Madhya Pradesh||1000||2005|
|12||Dul Hasti||Jammu & Kashmir||390||2007|
Hydro Power Stations Under construction
Total – 4502 MW
|S.no.||Power Plant||State||Total Capacity (MW)||Completion Schedule|
|2||Teesta Low Dam-III||West Bengal||132||2011|
|6||Teesta Low Dam-IV||West Bengal||160||2011|
|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|
|3||Kalpong||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||5.25||2001|