Industry, Alstom, IRCON International Limited, Hindustan Copper Limited, NPCIL

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Alstom

Alstom is a French multinational conglomerate that works in the area of power generation and transport (especially railways) markets. According to its website, Alstom has supplied more than 25 pc of the world’s installed power generation capacity.

Estd: 1928 HQ: Levallois-Perret, France CEO & Chairman: Patrick Kron

IRCON International Limited

Estd: 1976

Indian Railway Construction Company. It is a specialized constructions organization covering the entire spectrum of construction activities and services in the infrastructure sector.

Hindustan Copper Limited

Estd. 1967

HQ: Kolkata

HCL is a PSU under the Ministry of Mines. It is the only vertically integrated copper producer in India engaged in a wide spectrum of activities including mining, smelting, refining etc. Its units are: Khetri copper complex (Rajasthan), Indian Copper Complex (Jharkhand), Malanjkhand Copper Project (MP) and Taloja Copper Project (Maharashtra)

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)

Estd. 1987

HQ: Mumbai

Chairman/MD: S K Jain

Motto: Safety first and Production next

The PSU is responsible for the generation of nuclear power for electricity and construction and operation of India’s nuclear power plants. It is administered by the Department of Atomic Energy and is the only power utility company in India which uses nuclear fuel sources. As of June 2010, it had 19 nuclear reactors in operation at six locations (Rawatbhata, Kakarpara, Narora, Kaiga, Tarapur, and Kalpakkam)

Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI)

Estd: 2003

It is a PSU under the control of DAE established with the objective of constructing and commissioning the first 500 MWe Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) at Kalpakkam and to pursue construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of subsequent FBRs for generation of electricity.

MMTC

It is India’s largest bullion supplier.

Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)

HQ: Hyderabad

Under: Ministry of defence enterprise

MIDHANI - an ISO 9001:2000 Company with modern metallurgical facilities and high degree of technical competence in manufacturing a wide range of Superalloys, Titanium, Special Purpose Steels and other special metals and alloys meeting stringent international standards for application in Aerospace, Defence, Atomic Energy, Power Generation, Chemical and other hi-tech industries.

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVN)

Formerly known as Nathpa Jhakri Power Corporation (NJPC) was established in 1988 as a joint venture between GoI and Govt of Himachal Pradesh to planning and operation Hydro-electric power projects in the area. It is a mini-ratna company.

Hindustan Shipyard Limited – Visakhapatnam (Gandhigram)

MSTC Limited

Estd: 1964 HQ: Kolkata

Under: Ministry of Steel

Two portfolios: 1. to propcure industrial (mainly metal) raw material for its principals 2. To provide a virtual marketplace for buyers and sellers of scrap metals (ferrous). Of late it has emerged as a player in promoting e-commerce.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Estd: 1964 HQ: Bangalore

Formed by the merger of Hindustan Aircrafts Limited (estd in 1940) with Aeronautics India Limited and Aircraft Manufacturing Depot, Kanpur.

Defence projects: Dhruv, Tejas, Intermediate Jet Traniner, and Marut

Space projects: PSLV, GSLV, Indian Remote Satellite, INSAT

Cement Corporation of India Limited

Estd: 1965 HO: New Delhi

PSU established with the objective of setting up cement units in public sector to help achieve self-sufficiency in cement production in the country.

India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited

Estd: 2006 HQ: New Delhi

  • IIFCL is a dedicated institution purported to assume an apex role for financing and development of infrastructure projects in the country. It renders financial assistance through:

    • Direct lending to eligible projects

    • Refinance to banks and FIs for loans with tenor of five years or more

    • Any other method approved by Government of India.

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