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RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT - 2005
Document Information provided as per the Section 4 (I) (b) of the Act
 
The particulars of its organization, functions and duties
 
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Constitution of Board
   
INTRODUCTION

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is a Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. The Company was registered as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 1956 in September 1987 with the objectives of operating atomic power stations and implementing the atomic power projects for generation of electricity in pursuance of the schemes and programmes of the Government of India under the Atomic Energy Act, 1962. NPCIL also has equity participation in BHAVINI, another PSU of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) which implements Fast Breeder Reactors programme in the country.

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BACKGROUND PRIOR TO FORMATION OF NPCIL

NPCIL is responsible for design, construction, commissioning and operation of nuclear power reactors. NPCIL is a MoU signing, profit making and dividend paying company with the highest level of credit rating (AAA rating by CRISIL and CARE). NPCIL is presently operating 21 nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of 5780 MW. The reactor fleet comprises two Boiling Water Reactors (BWRs) and 18 Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs)  including one 100 MW PHWR at Rajasthan which is owned by DAE, Government of India. Latest addition to the fleet is the unit-1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, a 1000 MW VVER (Pressurised Water Reactor type), which has started its commercial operation on December 31, 2014. Currently NPCIL has five reactors under various stages of construction/commissioning totaling 3800 MW capacity.

Pre-project activities at new sites, which were accorded ‘in principle' approval by the Government, have been initiated so as to enable early launch of projects at these sites.

Being a responsible corporate citizen, NPCIL  accomplishes CSR activities and implements project related to Sustainable Development (SD). The company is compliance to Corporate Governance as per guidelines issued by Department of Public Enterprises (DPE).

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NPCIL MISSION

The Mission of the Company is ‘To develop nuclear power technology and to produce nuclear power as a safe, environmentally benign and economically viable source of electrical energy to meet the increasing electricity needs of the country'.

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NPCIL OBJECTIVES
  • To maximise the power generation and profitability from nuclear power stations with the motto  ‘safety first and production next’.
  • Toincrease nuclear power generation capacityin the country, consistent with available resources in a safe, economical and rapid manner, in keeping with the growth of energy demand in the country.
  • To continue and strengthen QA activitiesrelating to nuclear power programme within the organisation and those associated with it.
  • To develop personnel at all levels through an appropriate Human Resources Development (HRD) programme in the organisation with a view to further improve their skills and performance consistent with the high technology.
  • To continue and strengthen the environmental protection measures relating to nuclear power generation.
  • To continue and strengthen the neighborhood welfare programme/CSR activities for achieving inclusive growth of surrounding population.
  • To share appropriate technological skillsand expertise at national and international levels.
  • To bring about modernisation and technological innovation in activities.
  • To coordinate and endeavor to keep the sustained association with the other units of DAE.

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Nuclear Power Plants in India
 

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AUDIT COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD
1 Dr. C.B.S. Venkataramana, Additional Secretary, DAE Member
2. Shri Sekhar Basu, Director, BARC Member
3. Shri I.A. Khan, Adviser (Energy), Planning Commission Member
4. Dr. S.M. Jaamdar, Director Member

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SUB-COMMITTEE FOR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
1 Dr. S.M. Jaamdar Chairman
2. Shri I.A. Khan, Adviser (Energy), Planning Commission Member
3. Shri Preman Dinaraj, Director (Finance) Member
4. Shri R.K. Gargye Member

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INVESTORS’ GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL COMMITTEE
1 Dr. C.B.S. Venkataramana, Additional Secretary, DAE Chairman
2. Shri Preman Dinaraj, Director (Finance) Member
3. Shri I.A. Khan, Adviser (Energy), Planning Commission Member

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SHARES ALLOTMENT / TRANSFER COMMITTEE
1 Shri K.C. Purohit, Chairman & Managing Director Chairman
2. Dr. C.B.S. Venkataramana, Additional Secretary, DAE Member
3. Shri Preman Dinaraj, Director (Finance) Member

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SUB-COMMITTEE ON CONTRACTS & PURCHASES
1 Shri K.C. Purohit, Chairman & Managing Director Chairman
2. Dr. C.B.S. Venkataramana, Additional Secretary, DAE Member
3. Shri Preman Dinaraj, Director (Finance) Member
4 Shri S.G. Ghadge, Director (Technical) Member

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SUB-COMMITTEE ON RESOURCE MOBILISATION
1 Shri K.C. Purohit, Chairman & Managing Director Chairman
2. Dr. C.B.S. Venkataramana, Additional Secretary, DAE Member
3. Shri Preman Dinaraj, Director (Finance) Member

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