Incorporated as a Government Company under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 with the name National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. The name of the company was changed to NTPC Limited.Subsequently, 412,273,220 equity shares of Rs. 10 each held by the President of India were offered to the public through FPO by way of “Offer for sale” during February 3-5, 2010, thereby reducing Govt. of India’s stake in NTPC Ltd from 89.5% to 84.5%. Post FPO, out of total 8245,464,400 fully paid up equity shares, 6967,361,180 equity shares are held by President of India acting through Ministry of Power and balance 1278,103,220 equity shares are held by public. NTPC has been established to carry out the objectives specified in the Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Company as amended from time to time. The main activities of NTPC are setting up of power plants and power generation through its coal-based and gas-based power plants. The Company has also diversified into construction of hydro power plants and generation of hydro power besides power trading and distribution of electricity. The Company has entered into area of coal mining & coal washeries and oil exploration as well.
NTPC Bhawan, Core 7, Scope Complex, 7 Institutional Area
Delhi; Delhi; Postal Code: 110003
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