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NTPC’s Biodiversity Policy

NTPC’s Biodiversity Policy:

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated energy producer has issued renewed Biodiversity Policy 2022 to establish a comprehensive vision and guiding principle for conservation, restoration, and enhancement of biodiversity.

  • This Biodiversity Policy is an integral part of NTPC’s Environmental Policy.
  • NTPC was the first PSU to issue Biodiversity Policy in 2018. In the same year, NTPC became a member of the India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI).
  • The power major aims to mainstream the concept of biodiversity across NTPC’s value chain.
  • The company will further strengthen its current efforts to achieve a ’no net loss’ of biodiversity at all of its currently operating sites.
  • NTPC has also signed a five-year agreement with Andhra Pradesh Forest Department for conservation of Olive Ridley Turtles in the coastline of Andhra Pradesh.