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Shri R.Vikraman, Director (HR), NLCIL and Shri S. Gurusamynathan, CGM/ HR, Head of Public Relations Department of NLCIL receiving the ‘Best PSU Implementing RTI’ and “Best PSU implementing CSR” Awards from Shri Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Hon’ble Home Minister of Tealngana State during the 41st All India Public Relations Conference held at Hyderabad from 13th to 15th December 2019 . Dr K.V. Ramanachary, Telangana , State Govt. Media Advisor, Shri Ajith Pathak National President, PRSI and Smt.Nivedita Banerjee, Secretary General, PRSI were also present.


NLCIL honours Padmashri Smt P. Chinna Pillai

Shri Rakesh Kumar, CMD, NLCIL, Shri R.Vikraman, Director (HR), Shri Shaji John,Director (Power) and Shri T.Venkatasubramanian, CVO,NLCIL honoring Padmashri Smt. P. Chinnapillai during a special lecture programme on “Micro-Finance and Development of Rural Women” organized by Women in Public Sector (WIPS), Neyveli Chapter under the aegis of NLC India Limited, Neyveli, on 27.11.2019.


Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations - 2019

NLC India Limited organized a befitting function to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Ji at Yegnewaran Auditorium, Neyveli and carried out Swachh Ta Hi Seva Activities to promote “Single Use of Plastic”.Shri Rakesh Kumar, CMD, NLCIL, Functional Directors & Chief Vigilance Officer ,Senior officials and various Cultural Associationsand general public participated in the programme



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Safety and Health Policy

In recognition of exemplary works environment management and Reclamation initiatives of Mine-I and Mine-II of NLCIL have won the 19th Annual Green Tech Environment Award 2019 instituted by the GreenTech Foundation at New Delhi, on 12.07.2019

NLCIL has been awarded by the Green India Awards organised by Green Society of India and Indian Exhibition Services ltd., during the World Environment Expo (5th to 6th June 2019) at Pragati Maidhan, New Delhi on 6th June 2019 under the following 2 categories:

  1. Best Sustainable Technology provider of the year 2019
  2. Best Clean and Green Energy producer of the year 2019

NLCIL has been awarded by Grow Care India with the prestigious "Platinum" Award 2019 organised with support of Government of Punjab, under Environment Category on 3rd April 2019 in Chandigarh, Punjab.

NLCIL has been bestowed with "Gold" Award in 4th EKDKN Exceed Award -2018, on 25th March 2019 in New Delhi. The Award was instituted by EK KAAM DESH KE NAAM (EKDKN), a non-government, non-funded, organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, to recognize outstanding achievements in Environment Preservation in Power sector (Inclusive Renewable)

Mine I of NLCIL won the Green Tech Safety Gold Award-2018 during the 17th Annual Green Tech Safety Gold Award-2018 presentation ceremony at Goa on 25-02-2019

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Vision :: Values






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  • A  NAVRATNA  company under the Ministry of Coal

  • since  1956 -  more than 60  years  of   its   glorious existence

  • Present   Mining  Capacity  :   30.6 MTPA ( Lignite )

  • Present Power Generation Capacity (including JVs) : 3140MW (Lignite),    1000MW (Coal),   1001.56MW (Solar),   51MW (Wind), Total : 5192.56 MW

  • Planned Capacity Addition
    Lignite31.55 MTPA 
    Coal31.00 MTPA 
    Power Generation(including JVs)
    Lignite Based3640 MW 
    Coal Based5980 MW 
    Solar2998 MW 
    Wind200 MW 
    Acquisition of Power Assets3000.0 MW 
    Total15818 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 31.01.2020)
    Employee Category Wise
    Non Unionized Supervisors335 
    Reservation Category wise

    Employment Provided to 204 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 21011MW 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 440 MW Solar Photo Voltaic Power plant in Neyveli, resulting in an overall power generating capacity of 3731 MW(excl. JVs).

Power Plants Capacity
( in MW )
TPS - I 500
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 1001.56
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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) and Balance of Plant packages have been issued. Erection works under progress. Expected Commissioning by November 2021.



Neyveli New Thermal Power Project

The Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (2x500 MW) is being implemented at a revised capital cost of Rs.7080.41 Cr as replacement for the more than five decades old 600 MW Thermal Power Station I and adopts pulverized fuel firing technology. LOA for Steam Generator package (NTA 1) and Turbo-Generator package (NTA 2) have been issued to M/s BHEL. LOA has also been issued for the Balance of Plant Package (NTA 3). The mile stone activity of boiler light up of both the units 1 & 2 were completed. Unit 1 test synchronization achieved in March 2019. The project is nearing completion. The 2 Units are rescheduled to be commissioned in July 2019 & December 2019.


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. Ministry of Coal has accorded approval for mining expansion plan of Mine 1A. Acquisition of required land has been taken up with Government of Tamil Nadu. Land acquisition works are under Progress.

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 transferred 1290 Ha of Government land to the project. It is proposed to implement the project through Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning (EPC) contract mode. EPC Contract was awarded for all the major packages and works commenced. Meanwhile Rajasthan Government expressed that it will not be in the interest of the Discoms to purchase power at offered terms and conditions. The project has been put on hold and the issues are being taken up with the EPC Contractor and GoR in respect of the tariff issue.

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 250 MW 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. EPC Contract was awarded for all the major packages and works commenced. Meanwhile Rajasthan Government expressed that it will not be in the interest of the Discoms to purchase power at offered terms and conditions. The project has been put on hold and the issues are being taken up with Contractor and GoR in respect of the tariff issue.

Solar Power Projects

500 MW in Tamilnadu: Contracts awarded to 4 firms (100 MW each) and 2 firms (50 MW each) at a total cost of Rs. 2073 Crore. Total Land requirement of 1755 Acres. Commissioning of the project was completed in March 2019.

709 MW in Tamilnadu: LOA issued for 509 MW ( 3 Bidders @100 MW each and 209 MW to one Bidder) on 23.01.2018 and LOA for another 200 MW issued to 2 bidders @100 MW each (Total Order value for 709 MW- Rs. 3172 Cr). Total Land requirement-2628 Acre. Erection activities are in progress. 100 MW of the project was commissioned in April 2019 and another 100 MW commissioned in June 2019. The balance capacity will be commissioned in July/August 2019.

2x10 MW in South Andaman: LOA issued to M/s L&T on 12.10.2018 for setting up the SPP with 8 MW hr BESS. Though the schedule period of completion of the project is 17 months, the contractor was insisted upon to commission the project earlier. Accordingly, 2.5 MW of the project was commissioned on 31.12.2018, within a short period of 2.5 months. Erection activities are going on for commissioning the balance quantity.


Talabira II &III Coal Blocks (20.00MTPA)

Coal Block allotted on 08.02.2016. AAP approved by NLC Board for Rs. 25.11 Cr for Pre projects activities. LOA issued to M/s Talabira (Odisha) Mining Private Limited, Ahmedabad on 06.02.2018 for Mine Development & Operation. End users: Pithead NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project (3x800 MW) and NTPL (2x500 MW).

Pachwara South Coal Blocks (11MTPA)

Coal Block allotted on 25.07.2013. LOA issued to M/s MIPL GCL Infracontract Private Limited, Ahmedabad, on 22.10.2018 for Mine Development & Operation. End user: NUPPL Power Plant (3x660 MW) in Uttar Pradesh.

NLC Talabira TPP (NTTPP) Phase-I (3 X 800 MW)

NLCIL Board accorded in principle approval for taking up 2000 MW Coal based pit head Power Station at Odisha. Odisha IPICOL has given 'In principle' approval to set up 2400 MW Thermal Power Plant at Tareikela, Jharsuguda District in Odisha. EAC of MoEF&CC granted ToR on 08.12.2017. NLCIL Board accorded approval for the Feasibility Report (FR).
Administrative approval for acquisition of private land of 1053.74 acres received from Government of Odisha on 14.08.2018. Section 4 (1) notification issued for Jharsuguda District for conducting SIA Study. SIA study initiated by NCDS, Odisha.
EOI tenders for Steam Generator package & Steam Turbine Generator package issued. Tenders were opened and bids received are under evaluation.

Thermal Power Station -II Second Expansion 2x660 MW with linked Mine-III (11.5 MTPA), Neyveli Tamilnadu

It is proposed to increase the power generating capacity by adding another 1320 MW thermal power plant as the second expansion to the existing TPS-II at Neyveli. A new mine, Mine-III of capacity of 11.5 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.
PPA has been signed with TANGEDCO, Kerala SEB, Puducherry, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Government of Telangana.
TOR received from MOEF on 23.03.2017. FR was approved by Board on 20.07.2017. LOA issued to M/s. DCPL for Project Consultancy works on 24.08.2017. Public Hearing was conducted on 15.02.2018.
Evaluation of the bids for Steam Generator Package & Turbo Generator Package was completed and the Price bid of the qualified firm is to be opened for price Evaluation.
EOI Tender for Balance of Plant Package (BOP) issued and short listing of firms on Qualifying Requirements completed. Techno Commercial specifications are under preparation.
For Mine III, Public hearing meeting was conducted on 11.12.2018.

Shri. RAKESH KUMAR Chairman cum Managing Director cmd@nlcindia.in 04142-252280
Shri. R.VIKRAMAN Director (Human Resource) dir.hr@nlcindia.in 04142-252220
Shri. NADELLA NAGA MAHESWAR RAO Director ( Planning & Projects) dpp.co@nlcindia.in 04142-252384
Shri. PRABAKHAR CHOWKI Director (Mines) director.mines@nlcindia.in 04142-252270
Shri. SHAJI JOHN Director (Power) dir.power@nlcindia.in 04142-252570
Shri. T. VENKATASUBRAMANIAN C V O cvo.nlc@nlcindia.in 04142-250326
Shri. K. PRABHU KISHORE Chief Regional Manager crmchennai@nlcindia.in 044-28364617
Shri. K.VISWANATH Company Secretary cosec@nlcindia.in 04142-252205


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