NTPC Dadri plant and township are property of ntpc ltd and were built around 1988-1990. The township is surrounded by boundary walls from all sides for security reasons. The neighbouring villages which provide it with milk vegetables etc. Though the township has self-sufficient markets inside it, residents usually go to Ghaziabad or Delhi for extra shopping. NTPC Dadri has two shopping centers( old, new ) which caters to the need of employees and their families as well as other people, and the Silver Jubilee Park (formerly known as Central Park), a fountain park in front of new market and numerous small parks for children and employees for recreation. It also has a helipad for landing of small helicopter (though not well maintained). There is a sports stadium inside the campus which is equipped with floodlights for day/night domestic tournaments.
NTPC Dadri has four schools inside the residential township namely
Teachers mainly reside inside the township and are granted quarters by the township administration. Students from cities like Hapur and small towns such as Dadri, Pilkhuwa, and Dasna, come to study in these schools. Inside the campus there is a Temple, a Church and a Gurudwara and within range of the township a Mosque. It is peaceful place with lots of plants, trees and flowers. There are two clubs inside the boundary: VRC known as vidyut nagar recreation centre and NTPC CLUB. There are two gyms with the latest machines. Also the club and VRC have swimming pools, libraries, cafeterias, swings and other recreational features. There is one ET Hostel where ETs (Executive Trainees) are kept for training in the nearby EDC (Employment Development Centre). One Urja Bhavan & one VIP Guest House is also there. For employees there are govt quarters and depending upon designation are divided into a, b, c, d types. The lowest designation employees getting 'a' type and so on till 'd' type in ascending order. The township has well paved roads and also recently tata sky connection was provided at homes for all employees.