From being a coal based generation company, today NTPC is generating power from all sources be it solar, wind, gas or hydro.
Mr Gurdeep Singh leads India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd as its chairman and managing director. Just few days back, NTPC achieved a significant benchmark of becoming a 50,000 mega watt company. In an exclusive interview (his first after the landmark achievement of NTPC becoming a 50,000 mw plus company) to the Founder and Editor of EnergyInfraPost.com, Anupama Airy, Mr Singh spoke in detail about the company’s achievements so far and the plans ahead.
Recently, Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley clearly emphasised his Government’s focus, which he said included two important areas including building infrastructure on war footing and substantial expenditure on development of rural India, where he mentioned that every village in India is electrified by 2018.
The government on Thursday crossed another important benchmark when it crossed the 13,000 mark in its attempts to electrify villages in rural India. With 13,002 out of 18,452 villages electrified as on March 30, 2017, the promise to provide ‘Power To All” seems a close reality now.
Rajasthan Government and HPCL have come together to set up a 9 MT refinery in Barmer. “Modi Government’s gift to people of Rajasthan on RajasthanDiwas,” union petroleum minister of state (I/C) Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted on Thursday.
India’s most successful energy efficiency program – the LED lighting initiative of the government has faced allegation of irregularities and corruption from the Congress party, a charge that has been strongly denied by both the power ministry and the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) – the state-owned firm responsible for making the LED program a hit not only in India but also globally. In fact, admiring EESL’s success story, a case study has also been published by International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris.
Minister Piyush Goyal Also Re-iterated PM Modi’s Vision Of Converting Most Vehicles In India To Electric Vehicles By 2030.
Known for his eloquence, Union Minister Piyush Goyal once again made the audience spellbound at the ‘World Conference on Environment 2017’ with his impressive speech on Climate Change, its impact and India’s preparedness to combat it.