CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

CBI and Vigilance Office of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Thursday carried out a surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station in Barh area of Patna district following allegation of corruption in awarding contracts and extortion racket being run by locals in "connivance with influential people".

Govt ropes in PSUs for air monitoring stations in 12 cities

The Union Environment Ministry has roped in PSUs like NTPC, Coal India and NMDC to fund the setting up of over 60 Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations across 12 cities by this year-end.

Jharkhand govt and NTPC sign MoA to form JV for PTPS expansion

The Jharkhand government today signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the NTPC for forming a joint venture company (JVC) for performance improvement and 4,000 MW capacity expansion of the Patratu Thermal Power Station (PTPS).

Three month action plan to combat air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Measures including strict action against visibly polluting vehicles and automatic identification of overloaded vehicles at the borders, are part of a three-month action plan devised Monday to deal with increasing air pollution in Delhi and NCR.

NTPC invites tenders for 4,000 MW power plants in Vizag

 State-owned NTPC has invited tenders for sourcing equipment for its proposed Rs 20,000 crore thermal power project in Andhra Pradesh.

NTPC to build $10 bn-worth green energy projects

State-run power generator NTPC will invest Rs.60,000 crore ($10 billion) for setting up renewable energy projects in the next five years, the company announced Tuesday.

NTPC puts Katwa power plant on fast-track

 The country's largest power generating company, NTPC Ltd has put Rs 8000 crore thermal power project at Katwa, West Bengal on fast-track category.

Bengal to sell power to other states after 2 years: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her state has surplus power and will sell it to other states after two years.

Turkey rolls out red carpet for Indian power producers

 With Turkey aiming for mega 125-GW installed power capacity by 2023, private firms like Tata Power, Lanco, GMR and Essar as also state-run NTPC are mulling investments in that nation, according to Turkish investment support and promotion agency.

Mob attacks NTPC guest house after death of student in Bihar

A school student died and his brother got seriously injured on Saturday when a bus belonging to NTPC hit them after which an angry mob attacked the PSU's guest house and torched 10 vehicles, besides damaging other goods at Dalmianagar in Rohtas district.

NTPC to join OTPCL to set up a 2400 MW thermal power in Odisha

 Power major NTPC on Wednesday agreed to jointly develop a 2,400 MW thermal power plant in Dhenkanal district with state-owned Odisha Thermal Power Corporation.

Nitish attacks Modi for 'failing' to respect Vajpayee's work

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "failing" to respect good work done by senior party leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee by not inaugurating the NTPC unit at Barh, foundation of which was laid by the veteran leader.

Mizoram CM criticises NTPC for not starting work on Kolodyne

 Accusing central agencies of neglecting North East, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today criticised power major NTPC for not starting any work on 460 MW Kolodyne project in the state for the last six years.

Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project.

NTPC constructs toilets in girls' schools after PM's appeal

 Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, the Kahalgaon unit of NTPC has built toilets in five girls' schools and is in the process of building toilets in 20 more schools and over a hundred households.

SC cancels 214 coal blocks allocation; Hindalco, JSPL shares fall

The Supreme Court has cancelled all coal blocks except government run non-JV allotments. According to experts, this was on expected lines after the apex court had judged all coal block allocations post 1992 as illegal.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993- Part II

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.