NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. NTPC is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. From fossil fuels, it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources.
NTPC became a Maharatna company in May 2010, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status. NTPC ranked 492nd in the ‘2019, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies.