Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on fuel management of coal based power stations of NTPC Limited

Coal cost constitutes 60 to 70 percent of the total generation tariff of coal based power stations and has significant impact on cost of supply of power to consumers. Keeping this in view, a performance audit of fuel management in coal based power stations of NTPC Limited was taken up. The performance audit covers fuel management of 13 out of 26 coal based power stations of NTPC Limited and its Joint Ventures during the period from April 2010 to March 2016.