|ARUP ROY CHOUDHURY,CMD|
36th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
NTPC has been ranked:
NTPC has demonstrated the highest ever growth in its history – here are a few highlights:
Operating one of the largest fleets in the world consisting of 120 units (only NTPC units) on commercial operation, the operational highlights of 2011-12 are:
The overall growth and excellence achieved in the year 2011-12 has led NTPC into still higher gear of performance as demonstrated in the results during the first quarter of year 2012-13 as compared with the corresponding quarter of the year 2011-12. Some of the highlights are:
During the year 2012-13, NTPC Group has declared 2,320 MW capacity on commercial operation.
Being primarily driven by domestic demand and with a very large segment of its huge population having economic aspirations and dynamism, the Indian economy stands on firm foundations. This translates into a strong growth outlook for the power sector. It is envisaged that for 8 per cent GDP growth, India will need power generation capacity of 778 GW by 2032. The target growth of 8.2 per cent over the Twelfth Plan period for “strong inclusive growth” envisaged by the Government of India would require commensurate growth in the power sector. Power being one of the prime movers of economic growth, the Government has been giving it high priority.
NTPC maintains close interface with all stakeholders, continuously scans the business environment and proactively engages in policy advocacy. Some of the key concerns which have emerged during interactions with stakeholders are:
NTPC has taken several steps to overcome these challenges which include:
NTPC plans to add 14,038 MW capacity during the Twelfth Plan period and maintain its position as the largest power generator in the country.
The planned capacity growth is firmly on course as :
In view of its growth plans, NTPC follows a prudent policy of balancing dividend pay-out with the requirement of deployment of internal accruals into its growth plans.
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