State-owned power generation assets to realise Rs 398.32 billion on sale

According to NITI Aayog, the power generation assets owned by the government can be valued at Rs 398.32 billion which can be monetised by 2025, according to the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP).

The Rs 6 trillion NMP released on August 23, 2021 is expected to unlock value in infrastructure assets across a wide range of sectors from power to roads and railways. The power generation assets considered for monetisation over 2022-25 have a cumulative capacity of 6 GW, of which, about 3.5 GW is from hydel assets and about 2.5 GW is renewable energy (RE) assets including solar and wind. This 6 GW asset base considered for monetisation constitutes about 6 per cent of the total generation capacity under central public sector utilities (PSUs). Key entities whose assets have been considered are NHPC Limited, NTPC Limited and SJVN Limited.

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