36th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Dear fellow shareowners,
It is my great privilege to welcome you all to this 36th Annual General Meeting of your Company. The fact that your Company has acquired much stronger growth momentum in the recent past makes this occasion very special.
You would be glad to know that your Company has been ranked:
# 1 Independent Power Producer in the world in 2011 by Platts, a part of the prestigious McGraw Hill Group, in its top 250 Global Energy Companies ranking.
# 337 in the Forbes Global 2000 List of the world’s largest companies for the year 2012, emerging as the 3rd largest electric utility in Asia.
A grateful enterprise committed to the stakeholders
I take this opportunity to place on record my sincere thanks to the Government of India, especially Ministry of Power, the State Governments, our valued customers, all the authorities and agencies who provide unstinted support to your Company. I convey my appreciation and thankfulness to my colleagues on the Board for their invaluable contribution in strengthening the Company. I express my thankfulness to the valued customers and investors for their sustained support to the Company. I also assure you that ‘Team NTPC’ will measure up to your expectations and strive to perform beyond them.
On behalf of over 25,000 competent and committed colleagues, I assure you of our total dedication and tireless efforts towards the objective of maximizing returns for all stakeholders.
(Arup Roy Choudhury)
Chairman and Managing Director
September 18, 2012