News Brief | February 2013
NTPC earns Rs 2,597 cr profit in Q3
India's largest power producer NTPC on January 21 posted 22 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 2,596.76 crore in the three months ended December, 2012. Increased generation capacity, lower fuel costs and lower employee benefits expense helped NTPC to post the net profit. NTPC had a net profit of Rs 2,130.39 crore in the same period last fiscal. The State-run power producer's total income in the third quarter of the current fiscal rose to Rs 16,529.55 crore.