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Inclusive Growth to be Given Priority –
K. C. Venugopal
New Delhi, 02
strive for inclusive growth by giving topmost priority to
society. Along with this growth, NTPC should utilize a
strategic mix of options to ensure fuel security for its
fleet of power stations said K. C. Venugopal, Union
Minister of State for Power on his first visit to NTPC
was briefed by Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC and
functional Directors through a presentation on the
occasion to abreast him of the activities of the company.
Addressing NTPC senior officials on the occasion Venugopal
appreciated NTPC efforts in taking laudable steps for the
socio-economic development of the people around its
project vicinity. Venogapal also visited the Project
Monitoring Centre to get a first hand view of monitoring
of the stations.
NTPC plans to become a 75 GW company by the year 2017 and
envisages to have an installed capacity of 128 GW by the year
2032 with a well diversified fuel mix comprising 56% coal, 16%
gas, 11% nuclear energy, 9% renewable energy and 8% hydro
power based capacity. Construction work is in progress for 39
units totaling 15740 MW capacity at 15 project locations. NTPC
is also pursuing other new projects beyond 12th Plan and the
same are under various stages of planning, clearances and
NTPC has prepared its Corporate Plan 2010-32 which lays the
broad roadmap for company’s growth for the period 2010-32.
NTPC prepares Corporate Plans which are co-terminus with the
national five year plans.
By the year 2032, 28% of NTPC’s installed generating capacity
will be based on carbon free energy sources.
The coal based
capacity will increasingly be based on
high-efficient-low-emission technologies such as
Super-critical and Ultra-Super-critical. NTPC with the goal of
achieving sustainable development of the power sector in the
country has taken a number of dedicated and growth oriented
measures for improvements in the areas of Environment
Management in its various business units.