Speaking about performance of the company he said that during year the Company crossed 43,000 MW capacity and the current installed capacity is 43,128 MW. 1,835 MW new capacity was added during the financial year 2013-14. NTPC has awarded work for 4,150 MW capacity and exceeded the apex target of Rs. 20,200 crore during the year.
He informed that the capex of the company has been increasing steadily since 2011-12 with an exceptional and unprecedented feat of exceeding targets by about 7.5% in 2013-14. The adjusted profit increased by 16.44% reaching Rs. 10,562 crore and the total income increased by 8.5% reaching Rs. 74,708 crore.
During the AGM, shareholders gave consent for a total dividend of Rs. 5.75 per share for the year.
Regarding the growth of the sector he said India currently has one of the lowest annual per capita power consumption of 917.18 kwh in the world which is the lowest among BRICS nations. Demand, supply and consumption trends will be the key to the growth of the sector.
The CMD said, "I am confident that the future will see growth in the economy, fuelling more demand for power."
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