National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited
(A Government of India Enterprise)
Corporate Office : NHPC Office Complex, Sector-33,
Faridabad - 121 003, Haryana (India)
Website : http://www.nhpcindia.com
National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC),
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 organise 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 authorised share capital of Rs. 1,50,000
Million . With an investment base of over Rs. 2,54,000
Million Approx. , NHPC is among the TOP TEN companies in
the country in terms of investment.
Initially, on incorporation, NHPC took over the execution
of Salal Stage-I, Bairasiul and Loktak Hydro-electric Projects
from Central Hydroelectric Project Construction and Control
Board. Since then, it has executed 13 projects with an
installed capacity of 4275 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.
During the financial year 2006-2007 , NHPC Power Stations
achieved the highest ever generation of 13048.76 MU. Presently
NHPC is engaged in the construction of 13 projects aggregating
to a total installed capacity of 5522 MW including 520
MW under implementation by NHDC. NHPC has added 1970 MW
during the 10th Plan period and planned to add 5322 MW
during 11th Plan period. 7 projects of 5231 MW are awaiting
clearances/Govt. approval for their implementation. Detailed
Projects report are being prepared for 12 projects of 8080
Since its inception in 1975, NHPC has grown to become one
of the largest organisation 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.