About Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd:
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is a Public Sector Enterprise under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. It was incorporated on September 17, 1987 as a Public Limited
Company under the Companies Act 1956, with the objective of operating the atomic power stations and implementing the atomic power projects for the generation of electricity, in pursuance of the schemes and
programmes of Government of India under the Atomic Energy Act.The formation of NPCIL was necessitated to give it operational flexibility and raise financial resources from the capital market to finance the setting up of the projects. The authorised share capital of the company is Rs. 15,000 crores of which Rs. 10174 crores is paid up as on
31/03/2012 which is fully subscribed by the Government of India.