NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL), is a joint venture company of NLC India Ltd (formerly known as NLC Ltd) and M/s TANGEDCO (Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company), incorporated under the company act. The Equity participation between NLCIL and TANGEDCO is at the ratio of 89:11. GOI had issued sanction for the implementation of coal based 2 X 500 MW Thermal Power Project by NTPL at Tuticorin. Unit 1 and Unit 2 have been declared for commercial operation w.e.f. 18th June 2015 and 29th August 2015. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with TANGEDCO, ESCOMs of Karnataka State, Puducherry Electricity Department, Kerala State Electricity Board and DISCOMs of Andhra Pradesh. Power evacuation from this project is being carried out by M/s Power Grid Corporation of India. NTPL has signed a fuel supply agreement with Mahanadi Coal fields Limited for supply of 2.556 MTPA (Million Tons Per Annum) of coal and Eastern Coal fields Limited for supply of 0.30 MTPA along with a side agreement for an additional quantity of 1.00MTPA.