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NTPC signs loan pacts worth Rs. 1,870 crore with 3 PSBs

PTI  New Delhi, April 02, 2013
First Published: 12:54 IST(2/4/2013) | Last Updated: 12:57 IST(2/4/2013)

State-owned NTPC today said it has signed loan agreements worth Rs. 1,870 crore with three public sector banks, to partially finance its capital expenditure plans.

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"NTPC signed three loan agreements aggregating to Rs. 1,870 crore with Punjab and Sindh Bank (Rs 570 crore), Andhra Bank (Rs 300 crore) and Canara Bank (Rs 1,000 crore) recently," the company said in a statement.

The loans have been extended at the respective base rates of the bank, which is the bare minimum rate at which a bank can lend, the statement said.

These loans have a tenure of 15 years and will be utilised to part finance the capital expenditure of NTPC, it added.

Shares of the company were trading at Rs. 143.80, up 0.24 per cent on the BSE.


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