About Us

Human Resources

At NTPC, it begins and ends with people. The company is deeply passionate about ensuring the holistic development of all its employees as distinct individuals and good citizens. We currently employ approximately 22,124 Employees including employees in JVs and subsidiary companies.

Competence building, Commitment building, Culture building and Systems building are the four pillars on which our HR systems are based. Man MW ratio improved to 0.51 in FY 2016-17 from 0.54 in 2015-16.


Our HR Vision

"To enable our people to be a family of committed world class professionals, making NTPC a learning organisation."

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We believe in the philosophy of 'Grow your own timber'. Our 'Executive Trainee' programme was introduced in 1977 with the objective of raising a cadre of home grown professionals. First Division  Post Graduates and Graduate Engineers  are hired through nation-wide open competitive examinations and campus recruitments. Hiring is followed by 52 weeks of fully paid induction training consisting of theoretical input, on job training, personality development & management modules.


Career Advancement & Opportunities


We have a well established talent management system in place, to ensure that we fulfill on our promise of meaningful growth and relevant challenges for our employees. Our talent management system comprises PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, CAREER PATHS and LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.

Career Opportunities


Rewards & Recognitions


We recognise the role played by rewards & recognitions in motivating our colleagues. To this end, we have created a culture of rewards and appreciation through celebration of various achievements and recognizing the contributions behind such success.


Innovate, Create, Compete


We have introduced numerous initiatives which seek to enhance the creativity, innovation, functional aptitude and teamwork of our employees. These initiatives include the National Open Competition for Executive Talent (NOCET), Professional Circles, Quality Circles, Business Minds and Medha Pratiyogita (a quiz for our employees). A management journal called “Horizon” is published quarterly to enable the employees to share their ideas and experiences across the Company.



Quality of Work-Life


NTPC is committed to provide the best available work life for its employees. In addition to ensuring safe and aesthetically pleasing work places, NTPC actively encourages a culture of mutual respect and trust amongst peers, superiors and subordinates.

Far removed from the buzz of cities, our townships are the epitome of serenity, natural beauty and close community living. A range of welfare and recreation facilities including schools, hospitals and social clubs are provided at the townships to enhance the quality of life & the well being of employees and their families. An entire gamut of benefits, from child care leave to post retirement medical benefits are extended to employees to meet any exigency that may arise in a person’s life.

NTPC Darshan - Life in NTPC Townships.... Click here to view. (Film on NTPC, focusing on its history, growth, future plans, achievements, facilities at projects/stations, about townships, work life culture, etc.)

Quality of work


Knowledge Management in NTPC


To meet our ultimate objective of becoming a learning organization, an integrated Knowledge Management System has been developed, which facilitates tacit knowledge in the form of learning and experiences of employees to be captured and recognizing for future reference.

Virtual tour link of NTPC projects/stations (including townships, schools, clubs, etc.)...Click here to view

Knowledge Management


Training & Development


NTPC subscribes to the belief that efficiency, effectiveness and success of the organization, depends largely on the skills, abilities and commitment of the employees who constitute the most important asset of the company. We have developed our own comprehensive training infrastructure.


Education Up-gradation Schemes


'When you upgrade your employee’s skills, you upgrade your company', NTPC actively motivates its academically inclined employees to pursue higher studies which are in consonance with the needs of the recognizing . NTPC has tie-ups with leading institutions like MDI, Gurgaon; IIT Delhi; BITS Pilani, etc on this end. NTPC sponsors batches of employees who are inducted into their courses based on their performance rating in the company and their performance in the entrance exam conducted by the respective institutes. Unlike other study leave and sabbaticals, employees undergoing these courses do not forego their salary or growth during the during the course.


Seeking Feedback


Recognising that a dialogue is a two way street, NTPC actively seeks and  employee feedback to ensure that our HR interventions and practices remain relevant and meaningful. We regularly conduct Employee Satisfaction and Organisational Climate Surveys.




Over the years, NTPC has received numerous awards and recognitions that reinforce our HR philosophy and practices.  They are reminders that we are on the right path and are milestones on our HR journey.


Website for NTPC Ex-employees


To visit the website.......... www.ntpcexemployees.co.in

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