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Chairman: B Prasad Rao
HQ: New Delhi
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India in the energy-related and infrastructure sector which includes Power, Railways, Telecom, Transmission and Distribution, Oil and Gas sectors and many more. It is the 12th largest power equipment manufacturer in the world. 73% of the total power generated in India is produced by equipment manufactured by BHEL.
It is one of India’s Navratnas.
Main manufacturing facilities:
- Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
- Ranipur, Haridwar (Uttarakhand) 
- Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
- Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh)
- Tiruchirapalli(Tamil Nadu)
- Ranipet (Tamil Nadu)
- Bangalore (Karnataka)
- Jagdishpur (Uttar Pradesh)
- Rudrapur (Uttrakhand)
- Goindwal (Punjab)
- Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels Limited (Vizag)
Bharat Earth Movers Limited
Chairman: VRS Natrajan
Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, with headquarters in Bangalore. It manufactures a variety of heavy equipment, such as that used for earth moving, transport and mining. BEML has manufacturing plants in Kolar Gold Fields, Bangalore and Mysore.
Coal India Limited
Chairman: Partha Bhattacharya
Coal India Limited (CIL) is a public sector undertaking of the Indian Government. It is the world’s largest coal miner. It is owned entirely by the Union Government, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Coal. It is involved in coal mining and production industry. It is one of the navaratnas.
- Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL)(Dhanbad, Jharkhand)
- Central Coalfields Limited (CCL)(Ranchi, Jharkhand)
- Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) www.westerncoal.gov.in(nagpur region)
- Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL)(Asansol, West Bengal)
- Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Limited (CMPDIL)(Ranchi, Jharkhand)
- Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM)(Ranchi, Jharkhand)
- Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL)(Raulkela)
- South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL)(Bilaspur)
- North Eastern Coalfields Limited (NECL)(directly under control of coal india limited)
- Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli (NCL,Singrauli)
Navratna was the title given originally to nine Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs), identified by the Government of India in 1997 as its most prestigious, which allowed them greater autonomy to compete in the global market.The number of PSEs having Navratna status has been raised to 19, the most recent addition being Oil India Limited.
The incumbents of this group as of 1.12.2008 are:
- Bharat Electronics Limited
- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Coal India Limited
- GAIL (India) Limited
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Indian Oil Corporation Limited—Maharatna category company now
- Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
- National Aluminium Company Limited
- National Mineral Development Corporation Limited
- NTPC Limited—Maharatna category company now
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited—-Maharatna category company now
- Oil India Limited
- Power Finance Corporation Limited
- Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
- Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
- Shipping Corporation of India Limited
- Steel Authority of India Limited—Maharatna category company now
- Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd – (conferred in nov 2010)
Damodar Valley Corporation
The Damodar Valley Corporation, popularly known as DVC, is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India. The corporation came into being on July 7, 1948 by an Act of the Constituent Assembly of India.
The initial focus of the DVC were flood control, irrigation, generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, eco-conservation and afforestation, as well as job creation for the socio-economic well being of the people residing in and around areas affected by DVC projects. However, over the past few decades, power generation has gained priority.
Bharat Dynamics Limited
National Textile Corporation Limited (NTC)
A PSU that owns many textile mills. Incorporated in 1968.
United India Insurance Company Limited (UIIC)
Estd. 1938. Merger and nationalization in 1972.
United India Insurance Company Limited is a leading General Insurance Company of India. It was formed by the merger of 22 companies, consequent to nationalisation of General Insurance. Its Head Quarters is at Chennai, India.
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO)
Established in 1967, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited, also known as IFFCO, is the world’s largest fertiliser cooperative federation based in India which is registered as a Multistate Cooperative Society. IFFCO has 40,000 member cooperatives. The Society is primarily engaged in the production and distribution of fertilisers.
It is a global financial services firm headquartered in Basel and Zurich, Switzerland. It is the world’s largest manager of private wealth assets and also the second largest bank in Europe.
Central Warehousing Corporation
A premier Warehousing Agency in India, established during 1957 providing logistics support to the agricultural sector, is one of the biggest public warehouse operators in the country offering logistics services to a diverse group of clients.
Food Corporation of India
The Food Corporation of India was setup under the Food Corporation Act 1964, in order to fulfill following objectives of the Food Policy :
|1. Effective price support operations for safeguarding the interests of the farmers.|
|2. Distribution of foodgrains throughout the country for public distribution system|
|3. Maintaining satisfactory level of operational and buffer stocks of foodgrains to ensure National Food Security|
In its 45 years of service to the nation, FCI has played a significant role in India’s success in transforming the crisis management oriented food security into a stable security system.
Chairman: Siraj Hussain
Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI)
Miniratna PSU engaged in the business of dredging.
Chairman & MD: S S Tripathi
National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
NMDC is a PSU involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, tin etc. It is India’s largest iron ore producer and exporter. It has three fully mechanized mines in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka. It also operates the only mechanized diamond mine in the country at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.
Alstom is a French multinational conglomerate that works in the area of power generation and transport (especially railways) markets. According to its website, Alstom has supplied more than 25 pc of the world’s installed power generation capacity.
Estd: 1928 HQ: Levallois-Perret, France CEO & Chairman: Patrick Kron
IRCON International Limited
Indian Railway Construction Company. It is a specialized constructions organization covering the entire spectrum of construction activities and services in the infrastructure sector.
Hindustan Copper Limited
HCL is a PSU under the Ministry of Mines. It is the only vertically integrated copper producer in India engaged in a wide spectrum of activities including mining, smelting, refining etc. Its units are: Khetri copper complex (Rajasthan), Indian Copper Complex (Jharkhand), Malanjkhand Copper Project (MP) and Taloja Copper Project (Maharashtra)
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)
Chairman/MD: S K Jain
Motto: Safety first and Production next
The PSU is responsible for the generation of nuclear power for electricity and construction and operation of India’s nuclear power plants. It is administered by the Department of Atomic Energy and is the only power utility company in India which uses nuclear fuel sources. As of June 2010, it had 19 nuclear reactors in operation at six locations (Rawatbhata, Kakarpara, Narora, Kaiga, Tarapur, Kalpakkam)
Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI)
It is a PSU under the control of DAE established with the objective of constructing and commissioning the first 500 MWe Fast Breeder Reactor (FBR) at Kalpakkam and to pursue construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of subsequent FBRs for generation of electricity.
It is India’s largest bullion supplier.
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)
Under: Ministry of defence enterprise
MIDHANI – an ISO 9001:2000 Company with modern metallurgical facilities and high degree of technical competence in manufacturing a wide range of Superalloys, Titanium, Special Purpose Steels and other special metals and alloys meeting stringent international standards for application in Aerospace, Defence, Atomic Energy, Power Generation, Chemical and other hi-tech industries.
Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVN)
Formerly known as Nathpa Jhakri Power Corportation (NJPC) was establisedh in 1988 as a joint venture between GoI and Govt of Himachal Pradesh to planning and operation Hydro-electric power projects in the area. It is a mini-ratna company.
Hindustan Shipyard Limited – Visakhapatnam (Gandhigram)
Estd: 1964 HQ: Kolkata
Under: Ministry of Steel
Two portfolios: 1. To propcure industrial (mainly metal) raw material for its principals 2. To provide a virtual marketplace for buyers and sellers of scrap metals (ferrous). Of late it has emerged as a player in promoting e-commerce.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Estd: 1964 HQ: Bangalore
Formed by the merger of Hindustan Aircrafts Limited (estd in 1940) with Aeronautics India Limited and Aircraft Manufacturing Depot, Kanpur.
Defence projects: Dhruv, Tejas, Intermediate Jet Traniner, Marut
Space projects: PSLV, GSLV, Indian Remote Satellite, INSAT
Cement Corporation of India Limited
Estd: 1965 HO: New Delhi
PSU established with the objective of setting up cement units in public sector to help achieve self-sufficiency in cement production in the country.
India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited
Estd: 2006 HQ: New Delhi
IIFCL is a dedicated institution purported to assume an apex role for financing and development of infrastructure projects in the country. It renders financial assistance through:
- Direct lending to eligible projects
- Refinance to banks and FIs for loans with tenor of five years or more
- Any other method approved by Government of India.