STRATEGIC INITIATIVES BY NTPC LTD
Keywords:Indian Power Sector, Strategy, Competence, IPP, UMPP, Tariff, Renewable Power.
Power sector is placed as a concurrent subject in Indian Constitution. To Augment and Compliment the development achieved by SEB’s (State Electricity Board). NTPC was incorporated in 1975 to fulfil the nations huge energy need to achieve transition from developing economy to a vibrant and strong developed economy. This transitional journey needed rapid augmentation of energy infrastructure both in Generation as well as transmission sector. In the last 45 years of its existence, NTPC has surpassed and excelled the objectives, setting some global benchmarks in the process. Today it is one of the largest IPP (Independent Power Producer) and ventured into related fields like Coal Mining, Hydropower and RE sectors. The present study is an attempt to analyse the strategic initiatives adopted by NTPC limited to grow into a 64862MW MAHARATNA PSU giant starting from scratch in 1975. Attempts will be also made to identify the weak and strong internal factors, and how it negotiated various external factors to its advantage.