The Country’s largest power generator- NTPC Ltd., with a group installed capacity of 63925 MW, declared the unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine-month ended 31 December, 2020 on 4 February, 2021.
The gross generation of NTPC in Q3 FY21 was 65.42 Billion units as against 61.21 Billion units during the corresponding period of previous year registering an increase of 6.87%. For 9M FY21 gross generation was 193.28 Billion units as against 191.35 Billion units during the corresponding period of previous year. NTPC Coal stations achieved PLF of 62.29% in 9M FY21 as against the National Average PLF of 51.50%.
On standalone basis, in Q3 FY21, total income was ₹ 25,268.56 crore as against ₹ 24,022.62 crore in Q3 FY20, registering an increase of 5.19%. On nine-month basis, the total income was ₹ 75,312.89 crore as against ₹ 72,199.66 crore in 9M FY20, registering an increase of 4.31%.
Profit after tax (PAT) for Q3 FY21 was ₹ 3,315.34 crore, as against ₹ 2,995.14 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year registering an increase of 10.69%. On nine-month basis, PAT was ₹ 9,290.30 crore as against ₹ 8,860.37 crore in 9M FY20.
The Board of Directors has approved an interim dividend for FY21 @ 30% of paid-up share capital i.e. ₹ 3/- per equity share of face value of ₹10/- each.