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.
The tunnel is a part of the 286-km-long four-laning of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. The structure consists of a 9 km long, two-laned main tunnel with a parallel escape tunnel of same length.
The 9 km long, twin-tube, all-weather Chenani-Nashri Tunnel between Udhampur and Ramban in Jammu & Kashmir is not only India’s longest highways tunnel but also Asia’s longest bi-directional highways tunnel.
Rates were last revised on January 16 when price of petrol went up by 54 paise. On that date, diesel rates were hiked by Rs 1.20 a litre.
Thanks to the fall in global oil prices, state-owned domestic fuel retailers cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs 3.77 per litre and Rs 2.91 a litre respectively, the first change in rates in two-and-a-half months.
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.
Minister Pradhan said India is also considering extending the natural gas pipeline from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh to Nepal. State-run GAIL is building the proposed pipeline from Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh to Haldia in West Bengal, which crosses Gorakhpur.
India’s largest oil marketing company, IndianOil will assist Nepal Oil Corp (NOC) in laying a petroleum products pipeline that will supply fuel to Nepal and in jointly marketing fuel in Nepal, union minister of state for oil and gas Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Piyush Goyal addressing the youth at the CII- Young Indians Annual Youth Summit – Take Pride 2017, in New Delhi on March 24, 2017.
NTPC has total installed capacity of 48,188 MW from its 19 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one Hydro and 9 Subsidiaries / Joint Venture power stations.Company has capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies
NTPC Group achieved highest ever cumulative gross generation of 263.95 BU till Thursday (March 16, 2017) during current year surpassing previous annual best of 263.42 BU recorded in FY-16. Generation of Group NTPC registered an annual growth of 4.71% over last year, a company’s statement said on Friday.
OPaL, a joint venture company promoted by ONGC, GAIL, and GSPC, is the single largest petrochemical plant in the country that has a capacity to produce 14 lakh tonnes of polymers and 5 lakh tonnes of chemicals such as benzene annually.
India’s largest petrochemical plant, built by ONGC Petro Additions Ltd (OPaL) at a cost of Rs 30,000 crore, at Dahej Special Economic Zone (SEZ) was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.