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Updated 8 November 2018
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National Thermal Power Chairman & Managing Director Shri Arup Roy Choudhury
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Pros
  • "Adequate work-life balance, beautiful township life, best medical facility" (in 61 reviews)

  • "Salary and job security is good" (in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • "Remote locations, 6 days working etc" (in 55 reviews)

  • "Slow growth and too much internal politics" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Training"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good facilities, faculties, transportation, care, snacks

    Cons

    No stipend, no predefined curriculum, can be more effective.

    Advice to Management

    Provide well designed curriculum and stipend.


  2. "Operation engineer"

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    Current Employee - Operation Engineer
    Current Employee - Operation Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    security, medical benefits extending full coverage to dependents also. Township facility

    Cons

    rarefied opportunity for growth and skill development( specially in executive level), work in shift very hectic, non adaptive management

    Advice to Management

    should be more transparent in its policies , should develop its employees with more exposure to different functions/ work areas,

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time

    Pros

    Chill job for anyone who wants to do work as told

    Cons

    too much chilled job that you don't have to do any innovation


  4. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Engineer in Noida
    Former Employee - Executive Engineer in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Thermal Power full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good management structure is good

    Cons

    remote location, there will not be any city life flavors


  5. "Good company but with some negatives"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The Salary is undoubtedly good
    Work life balance
    Nice townships
    Medical facilities
    The bond employees develop while working and living in the same township

    Cons

    Location - you may have to work in remote parts of India, though township is provided
    Jugad culture is prevalent

    Advice to Management

    Be sensitive to the needs of the employees who devote their entire life to the company. Policies like job rotation, choice posting etc should be implemented wisely.


  6. "Project management"

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    Former Employee - Power Expert in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Power Expert in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Thermal Power full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    37+ years experience in Power sector and achieved in completing all projects ahead of schedule, can contribute in achieving their targets in non- conventional energy, the key/ prime target of present Government

    Cons

    Being Power major company in Coal and gas based sector , is now targeting switch over to solar and wind based plants for better environment norms.

    Advice to Management

    Can utilise my experience


  7. "JOIN ONLY IF U R WILLING WORK IN REMOTE AREAS"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bongaigaon
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bongaigaon
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job security and fair compensation package

    Cons

    remote PLANT locations
    lack of well developed townships in some plants

    Advice to Management

    Provide equal opportunity to every employee w.r.t transfers.

  8. "NTPC limited"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time

    Pros

    Job security, compensation is good

    Cons

    Location factors, management issues , career growth


  9. "Senior Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineering in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Engineering in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's a good platform to work in different field of project engineering.
    A good platform to learn and execute project.

    Cons

    Gets saturated after certain time and no value addition.

    Advice to Management

    Must take care of grievances of employee,beyond political aspect.


  10. "Deputy Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National Thermal Power full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Package and Medical Benefits

    Cons

    Postings are not so good due to remote location of plants.


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