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National Finace Seminar -2018

NLCIL organized the 2nd National Finance Seminar “Enriching Knowledge Sharing through sharing of best practices in Financial Management and Corporate Governance on Emerging Markets”, in collaboration with the Institute of Costs Accountants of India, The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India as knowledge partners, on 17th - 18th February 2018 at Learning & Development Centre. Neyveli

CSR- Paver Block Road To Auroville

Dr.Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD, NLCIL dedicating paver blocks road at Auroville Visitors Center, laid under NLCIL, CSR initiatives at Auroville Township, Puducherry, on 10/02/2018. Also seen, Shri R.Vikraman, Director (HR), Mr. Srinivas Murthy, Under-Secretary, Auroville Foundation and other officials from NLCIL and Auroville Foundation.

Republic Day 2018

The 69th Republic Day of the Nation was celebrated at NLCIL with great fervor and enthusiasm. Dr. Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD, NLCIL garlanded the bust of Mahatma Gandhi and inaugurated the day-long celebrations and delivered his Republic Day Message.


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NLCIL Application dated 24.01.2018 seeking grant of interstate trading licence category I under CERC (Procedure, terms and conditions for granting trading licence and related matters) regulations 2009 and amendments
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Sale Of Raw Lignite, Silica Sand and Ball Clay through e-Auction
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List of college students (UG/PG) provisionally selected for doing project work
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Corrigendum - Sale Of Raw Lignite, Silica Sand and Ball Clay through e-Auction(12.10.2017)
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Three years Achievements of Ministries of Power, Coal, NRE and Mines
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Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), presented Three National Awards to NLCIL in the categories of Best Corporate Film (First place), Best PSU Implementing RTI (First Place) and Best CSR Project for Women's Development (Third Place) during the inaugural function of 39th All India Public Relations Conference held at Vizag, on 15.12.2017

NLCIL bags Coveted “Brand building through Inclusive Growth Initiatives -2017 Award instituted by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) during Corporate Communication Excellence Awards - 2017 Ceremony held at New Delhi, on 07.12.2017

Vision :: Values


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  • A  NAVRATNA  company under the Ministry of Coal

  • since  1956 -  60th  year  of   its   glorious existence

  • Present   Mining  Capacity  :   30.6 MTPA ( Lignite )

  • Present Power Generation Capacity (including JVs) : 3240MW (Lignite),    1000MW (Coal),   140MW (Solar),   51MW (Wind), Total : 4431MW

  • Planned Capacity Addition
    Lignite31.55 MTPA 
    Coal31.00 MTPA 
    Power Generation(including JVs)
    Lignite Based3540 MW 
    Coal Based5940 MW 
    Solar3990 MW 
    Wind203 MW 
    Acquisition of Power Assets3000.0 MW 
    Total16673 MW 

  • Projected Capital Expenditure (up to 2025) :
      Rs.1,28,983 Crore with a debt-equity ratio of 70:30.

  • Moved from an only lignite mining and power generation Company to become an energy company


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  • Employee Strength(as on 31.01.2018)
    Employee Category Wise
    Non Unionized Supervisors379 
    Reservation Category wise

    Employment Provided to 223 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in compliance with reservation guidelines of GOI.
  • Full filling CSR
    Water Resource Management for the benefit of Large Society
       Land Benefitted       : 40210 Acres
       Villages Benefitted  : 83
       Beneficiaries           : 76688

  • Diversifying into coal based power generation and generation from renewable energy sources like Solar and Wind.

  • Marching towards 20971MW by 2025

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NLC India's Projects

The main activity of NLC India is Mining(Coal & Lignite) and Power Generation (Thermal and Renewable Energy).  


NLC India at present has four open cast lignite mines namely Mine I, Mine II, Mine IA and Barsingsar Mine. The lignite mined out is used as fuel to the linked Pit head power stations. Also raw lignite is being sold to small scale industries to use it as fuel in their production activities.

Mines Capacity
( in MTPA )
Mine I 10.5
Mine I A 3.0
Mine II 15.0
Barsingsar Mine 2.1
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Power Generation

NLC India has five pithead Thermal Power Stations with an aggregate capacity of 3240 MW. Further, NLC India has installed 34 Wind Turbine Generators of capacity 1.50 MW each and also commissioned 140 MW Solar Photo Voltaic Power plant in Neyveli, resulting in an overall power generating capacity of 3431 MW(excl. JVs).

Power Plants Capacity
( in MW )
TPS - I 600
TPS - II 1470
TPS - I Expansion 420
Barsingsar TPS 250
TPS - II Expansion 500
Wind Power Plant
(34 x 1.5 MW)
Solar Power Plant 140
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NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) (2x500MW)

NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL), is a joint venture company of NLC India Ltd (formerly known as NLC Ltd) and M/s TANGEDCO (Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company), incorporated under the company act. The Equity participation between NLC and TANGEDCO is at the ratio of 89:11. GOI had issued sanction for the implementation of coal based 2 X 500MW Thermal Power Project by NTPL at Tuticorin at an estimated cost of Rs.4909.54 Cr. Unit 1 and Unit 2 have been declared for commercial operation w.e.f. 18th June 2015 and 29th August 2015. RCE – 2 for the project (Completion cost of the project) works out to Rs.7293.48 Cr. (June – 15 base).Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with TANGEDCO, ESCOMs of Karnataka State, Puducherry Electricity Department, Kerala State Electricity Board and DISCOMs of Andhra Pradesh. Power evacuation from this project is being carried out by M/s Power Grid Corporation of India.NTPL has signed a fuel supply agreement with Mahanadhi Coal fields Limited for supply of 3.0 MTPA of coal and in order to meet the shortfall in requirement, a contract has also been awarded on M/s. MSTC for supply of imported coal.


Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (3x660MW)

Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) is a joint venture between NLC India and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, Ghatampur in the State of Uttar Pradesh, for setting up of 3 x 660 MW power project. NUPPL has taken into possession of the entire land of 828 hectares required for this project. LOA for Steam Generator (SG) and Turbo Generator (TG) have been issued.  Techno-Commercial evaluation for Balance of Plant package is in progress.



Neyveli New Thermal Power Project

The Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (2x500 MW) is being implemented at a capital cost of Rs.5907.11 Cr as replacement for the more than five decades old 600 MW Thermal Power Station I and adopts pulverized fuel firing technology. Consequent to re-tendering of Steam Generator package the Units are rescheduled to be commissioned in October 2017 and April 2018. LOA for Steam Generator package(NTA 1) and Turbo-Generator package (NTA 2) have been issued to M/s BHEL and detailed engineering activities, civil and mechanical erection works and supplies are in progress. LOA has also been issued for the Balance of Plant Package and the engineering & civil works, supplies and erection are in progress.


Expansion of Mine 1A

In order to meet the additional requirement of lignite arising out of implementation of 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project at Neyveli, expansion of Mine-IA is being implemented, which would result in raising the Mine IA capacity by 4 MTPA. Acquisition of required land has been taken up with Government. Ministry of Coal has accorded approval for mining expansion plan of Mine 1A.

Wind Power Plant (51MW) at Kazhuneerkulam, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu

NLC India is implementing Wind Power farm of capacity 51 MW at Kazhuneerkulam in the State of Tamil Nadu at an estimated cost of Rs. 347.14 Cr. M/s LeitwindShriram Manufacturing Limited is the implementing agency and all the 34 Nos.of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) have been commissioned. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with TANGEDCO.



2x65MW Solar Power Project at Neyveli

NLC India is setting up 130MW Solar power project at Neyveli, Tamilnadu. The project is implemented through EPC route and scheduled to be commissioned in 2016-17. M/S BHEL and M/s Jakson bagged the contract and LOA has been issued. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with TANGEDCO.


2x65MW Solar Power Project at Barsingsar

Open Tender is proposed to be floated to establish 130MW (2x65 MW) Solar Power Project at Barsingsar, Rajasthan.


Bithnok Thermal Power Station (250MW) with linked Lignite Mine (2.25MTPA) Rajasthan

Bithnok Thermal Power Project (250MW) with the linked lignite mine of 2.25 MTPA capacity at Bithnok in the State of Rajasthan is being set up at an aggregate estimated cost of Rs.2709.93 Cr. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with Rajasthan DISCOMs. Agreement for supply of 25 cusecs of water from IGNP canal has been entered into. Government of Rajasthan (GoR) has issued award for acquisition of 1175.87 hectares of private land in Bithnok and 1863.184 Ha of Government land will be diverted to project by GoR after takeover of private land. The project is proposed to be implemented through Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning (EPC) contract mode and is expected to be commissioned during the year 2020. Ministry of Coal has accorded approval for revised mining plan in June 2015. EOI short listing is completed & techno-commercial evaluation is in progress.


Barsingsar Thermal Power Station Extension (250MW) with linked Hadla Lignite Mine (1.9 MTPA), Rajasthan

A lignite based Thermal Power Plant with a capacity of 250MW as an extension of the existing power plant at Barsingsar is being set up. The fuel requirement for the above power plant is to be met from linked Hadla Mine of 1.9 MTPA and the existing Barsingsar Mine. The aggregate estimated cost of the project is Rs.2635.04 Crores. All statutory clearances have been obtained. Government of Rajasthan has allocated Mining Lease area of 15.66 Sq. Km. The project is proposed to be implemented through Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning (EPC) route and is expected to be commissioned during the year 2020. EOI short listing is completed & techno-commercial evaluation is in progress.



Sirkazhi Thermal Power Project (3960MW), Tamil Nadu

It is proposed to set up a coal based thermal power project with an overall capacity of 3960MW, in two phases, at Sirkazhi in the coastal district of Nagapattinam, in the State of Tamil Nadu Advance Action Proposal at a cost of Rs.56.52 Cr for taking up pre-project activities is in progress. NLCI has identified Thirumullaivasal as the site for locating the power plant. Feasibility report is under preparation. Action has been initiated for floating tender for preparation of CRZ map for the project. Application for land acquisition has been submitted to Government of Tami Nadu for issue of administrative sanction for acquisition of land for this project. Preparations of EIA/EMP report, DPR for captive coal jetty are in process.

Note: Change in configuration to 5 x 800MW using super critical technology is under active consideration.


Thermal Power Station-II Second Expansion – 2 x 500 MW with linked Mine-III (9.0 MTPA), Neyveli, Tamil Nadu

It is proposed to increase the power generating capacity by adding another 1000MW thermal power plant as the second expansion to the existing TPS-II at Neyveli. A new mine, Mine-III of capacity of 9.0 MTPA is proposed to be set up to exploit the mineable lignite reserves of about 380 MT available in the south of the existing Mine-II to meet the fuel requirement of the proposed thermal power plant. Advanced Action Proposals (AAP) of Rs.7.05 Cr for Mine-III and Rs.1.80 Cr for TPS-II Second Expansion for taking up phase-I pre-project activities were approved. Action has been initiated to enter into Power Purchase Agreement with DISCOMs of Southern States. PPA has been signed with TANGEDCO, Kerala SEB, Puducherry, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Government of Telangana.

Note: Change in configuration to 2 x 660MW using super critical technology and augmentation of Mine-III capacity to 11.5 MTPA is under active consideration.


Mine-II Augmentation – (15.0 MTPA to 18.75 MTPA), Neyveli

It is proposed to augment Mine-II from the present capacity of 15.0 MTPA to 18.75 MTPA, in order to meet the lignite requirements of TPS-II including Expansion for operating at a higher Plant Load Factor (PLF).

Dr. SARAT KUMAR ACHARYA Chairman and Managing Director 04142-252280
Shri. RAKESH KUMAR Director (Finance) 04142-252240
Shri. SUBIR DAS Director (Mines) 04142-252270
Shri. V.THANGAPANDIAN Director (Power) 04142-252570
Shri. P.SELVAKUMAR Director ( Planning & Projects) 04142-252384
Shri. R.VIKRAMAN Director (Human Resource) 04142 - 252220
Shri. T. VENKATASUBRAMANIAN C V O 04142-250326
Shri. K. PRABHU KISHORE Chief Regional Manager 044-28364617
Shri. K.VISWANATH Company Secretary 04142-252205


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