NTPC Ltd. engages in the electric power generation by coal based thermal power plant. It operates through the following two segments: Generation of Energy and Others. The Generation of Energy segment involves in the generation and sale of bulk power to State Power utilities. The Others segment includes provision of consultancy, project management and supervision, energy trading, oil and gas exploration, and coal mining. The company was founded on November 7, 1975 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.