An Indian electrical utilities company NHPC formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation was established in 1975. The company has an authorized capital of about Rs. 2000 Million. It incorporates the objective of planning, promoting and organizing an efficient and integrated hydroelectric power development. NHPC is entitled with Miniratna category – I enterprise with a capital of Rs. 1, 50, 000 Million under government of India. It is rated among the top ten countries involved in investments in India. Apart from development of hydroelectric powers in all aspects NHPC has also included the expansion into other energies like tidal, geothermal and wind etc.
NHPC is a public limited company which is listed with both Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange. The very first project undertaken by NHPC was Baira Suil Power Station in Salooni Tehsil of Chamba. Currently it is involved in construction of 9 projects with a total installed capacity of 4271 Mega Watt. Other hydropower stations constructed by NHPC are Loktak Manipur, Salal-I Jammu & Kashmir, Tanakpur Uttarakhand, Chamera-I Himachal Pradesh, Rangit Sikkim, Indira Sagar Madhya Pradesh, Dul Hasti Jammu & Kashmir, Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh and Teesta – V Sikkim etc. all these power plants along with other constructed ones possess a total power of 5526 Mega Watt.
With its vast range of network all over the country NHPC requires talented and hardworking candidates who can help to enhance the productivity of plants developed by the company. A number of candidates have been recruited every year in order to maintain an efficient staff. Various jobs are offered by the company through printed media and other resources to invite interested candidates and take entrance tests for recruitments. Some of the vacancies that are issued by NHPC are trainee engineer in Civil / Mechanical/ Electrical, trainee officer in Geology, trainee officer in environment, public relations, law and human resource. Other higher grade posts are of General Manager, Chief Engineer electrical/ Mechanical, Senior Manager, Manager, Deputy Manager and Assistant Manager.
In order to apply for these posts candidate must possess sufficient educational qualification for the related post. For technical posts of higher grade candidate should have a degree of engineering in electrical, mechanical or respective discipline of engineering. However for posts in public relations a qualification of post graduation with diploma in mass communication, communication and journalism is required while graduate degree in law and post graduate degree or MBA in personnel management is required for posts in public relations and human resource respectively. Age limit and other criteria are mentioned in the official advertisement related to the job. One can easily find it on official website http://www.nhpcindia.com or http://www.nhpc.gov.in or in leading newspapers. One may refer to NHPC online recruitment site here http://nhpcrecruitment.nic.in