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NTPC-SAIL Power Company Limited
एनटीपीसी - सेल पावर कंपनी लिमिटेड
Joint Venture of NTPC Limited and SAIL
Industry Thermal Power Plant
Founded 2001
Headquarters Delhi, India
Key people
Shri K K Sharma
Products Electricity
Revenue Increase 1,316.9 million (US$21 million) (2015-16)
Increase17,378.6 million (US$270 million)(2015–16)[1]
Website [1]

NSPCL[2][3] (NTPC-SAIL Power Company Limited) is a 50:50 joint venture company of NTPC Limited[4] and SAIL,[5] engaged in power generation primarily to meet the captive power requirement of various steel plants of SAIL throughout India.[6] It is one of the institutional category III profit making Indian PSEs.[7]


NTPC and SAIL joined forces in March 2001 and took over a captive power plant (consisting of 2x60MW generators) located at the Durgapur Steel Plant and another (also 2x60MW) at the Rourkela Steel Plant.

NTPC formed another joint venture company with SAIL on in March 2002 in the name of Bhilai Electric Supply Company Ltd. (BESCL). BESCL took over a captive power plant (comprising 2x 30MW generators and one 14MW back-power turbo generator) located at the Bhilai Steel Plant from SAIL. Effective 11 September 2006, BESCL became part of NSPCL.


Since 2006, NSPCL has provided all power required by the Bhilai, Durgapur and Rourkela steel plants.To meet growing demands, NSPCL commissioned an expansion project at Bhilai comprising two 250MW generators during 2008–2009, and brought the units online in 2009–2010. From the expansion plant, NSPCL is supplying power to the beneficiaries viz. Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Union Territory of Daman & Diu, Chhattishgarh and Bhilai Steel Plant / SAIL in the western region. Total installed capacity of NSPCL and projects are as follows[8]

Sr. No. Locatioan District State Capacity in Megawatt
1 Rourkela Sundergarh Odisha 60x2
2 Durgapur Burdwan West Bengal 60x2
3 Bhilai Durg Chhattisgarh 30x2+14x1
4 Bhilai Expansion Project Durg Chhattisgarh 250x2
Total 814

Projects Under Construction[edit]

Following projects are under construction at Rourkela and Durgapur to meet the captive power requirement of Rourkela and Durgapur steel plants respectively.

Sr. No. Locatioan District State Capacity in Megawatt
1 Rourkela Sundergarh Odisha 1x250[9]
2 Durgapur Burdwan West Bengal 2x20[16]
Total 290

Proposed Projects[edit]

The company is also expecting further capacity addition at various units of SAIL.

Sr. No. Locatioan District State Capacity in Megawatt
1 Bhilai Durg Chhattisgarh 1x250[17]
2 Salem Salem Tamil Nadu 50 MWp Solar[18][19][20]
3 Bokaro Bokaro Jharkhand 50 MWp Solar [21]
Total 350

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • NSPCL has been conferred with prestigious Global HR Excellence Awards for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices, Leading HR Practices in Quality Work-Life and Best Talent Management Award at the World HRD Congress.[22]
  • NSPCL has also won the prestigious "SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management- Institutional Category-III for the year 2011-12.[23][24][25]
  • NSPCL got Commendation Certificate for Institutional Category III (Other Profit Making PSEs) for the year 2013-14 at "SCOPE Award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management.[26]
  • NSPCL has been ranked 81stamong India's Best Companies to Work For-Top 100 in Great Place to Work - 2013 Study.[27]
  • NSPCL was recognized among 25 Best Companies to Work (up to 1000 employees category) for 2012 as per study by The Economic Times & Great Place to Work and Ranked 3rd in the Category of Manufacturing and Production sector.[28]
  • NSPCL ranked 73rd in the Great Place to Work Study in the year 2011.[29]
  • NSPCL was conferred Award for 'Outstanding & Noteworthy Accomplishments' in 9th India Power Award 2016 ceremony organised by Council of Power Utilities (CPU) on 25.11.2016 at New Delhi.[30]
  • NSPCL got Special Recognition for a comprehensive and timely implementation of SAP Solution at the 4th Public Services ACE Awards held on 13th Aug'14.[31]
  • NSPCL has been conferred the award for "Most Admired Organisation in Power Sector" by Asia Oil and Gas Congress under The National Energy Excellence Awards 2013. These awards recognize excellence and achievement across the electricity, oil, gas and petroleum industries.[32]


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  3. ^ "Coal Based Joint Ventures/Subsidiaries:". ntpc.co.in. 
  4. ^ "Joint Venture - NTPC". ntpc.co.in. 
  5. ^ "JVs - SAIL". sail.co.in. 
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  7. ^ "NSPCL pays dividend to NTPC". 
  8. ^ "Plants". nspcl.co.in. 
  9. ^ "New Projects". nspcl.co.in. 
  10. ^ "NSPCL expansion plan gets a nod from locals". The Times of India. 
  11. ^ "Projects Under Construction". nspcl.co.in. 
  12. ^ "SAIL plans to raise hot metal production". The Hindu. 
  13. ^ "BHEL to set up power project in Odisha". The hindu. 
  14. ^ "BHEL wins Rs 1,600 cr order form NTPC & SAIL JV". moneycontrol.com. 
  15. ^ "BHEL bags order from NTPC, SAIL joint venture". The New Indian Express. 
  16. ^ "Projects Under Construction". 
  17. ^ "New Projects". nspcl.co.in. 
  18. ^ "New Projects". nspcl.co.in. 
  19. ^ "NSPCL is tendering for the development of a 50MW solar PV project in Tamil Nadu". saurenergy.com. 
  20. ^ "NTPC:Development of 50MW Solar PV Power Project at Salem in Tamil Nadu". eqmagpro.com. 
  21. ^ "Solar Power Projects (200 MWp)". nspcl.co.in. 
  22. ^ "NSPCL receives three awards at the World HRD Congress 2015". 
  23. ^ "President Shri Pranab Mukherjee Addresses 7th Public Sector Day Function Gives away Scope Excellence Awards". 
  24. ^ "NSPCL got scope award". himalayanmail.com. 
  25. ^ "NSPCL receives SCOPE excellence awards". 
  26. ^ "Awards". 
  27. ^ "Company Rankings". 
  28. ^ "Company Rankings". 
  29. ^ "Company Rankings". 
  30. ^ "Awards". 
  31. ^ "Awards". 
  32. ^ "Most Admired Organisation in Power Sector". 

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