National Aluminium Company Limited, abbreviated as NALCO, (incorporated in 1981) is a government company having integrated and diversified operations in mining, metal and power under the ownership of Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Presently, Government of India holds a 51.5% equity in NALCO.
|Type||Public Sector Undertakings|
|Sridhar Patra |
(Chairman & MD)
|Revenue||₹8,471.84 crore (US$1.1 billion) (2020) |
|₹226.24 crore (US$30 million) (2020)|
|₹138.23 crore (US$18 million) (2020)|
|Total assets||₹14,549.62 crore (US$1.9 billion) (2020)|
|Total equity||₹9,988.07 crore (US$1.3 billion) (2020)|
|Owner||Government of India (51.50%) |
Number of employees
|6,496 (April 2019) |
|Parent||Ministry of Mines, Government of India|
It is one of the largest integrated Bauxite-Alumina-Aluminium-Power Complex in the country encompassing bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting, power generation, rail and port operations .
The Company is the lowest-cost producer of metallurgical grade alumina in the World and lowest-cost producer of Bauxite in the world as per Wood McKenzie report. With sustained quality products, the Company’s export earnings accounted for about 42% of the sales turnover in the year 2018-19 and the Company is rated as 3rd highest net export earning CPSE as per Public Enterprise Survey report.
To face the challenges of ever-evolving market and position the Company in a sustainable growth path, a new corporate plan has been developed with well-defined 3 year action plan, 7 year strategy & 15 years vision of being a Premier and Integrated Company in the Aluminium value chain with strategic presence in Mining both domestic & global, Metals and Energy sectors. The Corporate Plan has chalked out a roadmap for multifold growth in revenue and Profit by 2032.
As a responsive Corporate, the Company is harnessing renewable energy aligning to the ambitious programmes of Govt. of India. The Company has already commissioned 198 MW wind power plants and further 50 MW wind power plants are in pipeline, making it the highest producer of renewable energy among PSUs.
NALCO is headquartered at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
NALCO operates from two major Units
Main products of NALCO are as follows
Alumina & Hydrate
As on June 2019, there were 6496 employees on the Company's roll.
NALCO has developed four mobile apps: