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New Engineering College To Be Set By NTPC,Himachal

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NTPC's New Engineering College
An official statement stated that, the state-owned National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) and the Himachal Pradesh government have entered into a pact to jointly set up an engineering college in the state.

A memorandum of understanding was signed for setting up the college in Bilashpur town at the cost of Rs.100 crore, said the statement quoting Chief Secretary Rajwant Sandhu.

The NTPC, which is setting up the 800 MW Kol Dam hydropower project near Bilashpur, some 120 km from Shimla, will contribute Rs.37.5 crore for the college, it said, adding that construction work would start soon.

About NTPC : NTPC, India's largest power company, was set up in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. It is emerging as an ‘Integrated Power Major’, with a significant presence in the entire value chain of power generation business. NTPC ranked 341st in the ‘2010, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies. With a current generating capacity of 36,014 MW, NTPC has embarked on plans to become a 75,000 MW company by 2017.

Vision & Mission

  • “To be the world’s largest and best power producer, powering India’s growth.”
  • “Develop and provide reliable power, related products and services at competitive prices, integrating multiple energy sources with innovative and eco-friendly technologies and contribute to society.”

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