Top 10 Best Public Sector Companies in India


Owing to the diverse economy of India, it is utterly important that private and public sectors are fairly divided to render out their utmost potential in contributing services for the country.

The 250 public sector companies have been a strong backbone to the economy of India and also its welfare. The list of top 10 PSUs are,

Here are the Top 10 Best Public Sector Companies in India in 2017-2018

10. National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC)

National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC) Top Popular Public Sector Companies in India 2017

National Mineral Development Corporation Limited Company commenced in the year 1958 with its headquartering in Hyderabad. It runs total 4 mines within the country, involved in the search for tungsten, dolomite, diamond, phosphate, iron ore, graphite and various other minerals and ores. It holds the leading position for the production of iron ore in the country. It is also known to produce approximately 2.5lakh tones of silica sand per year via its respective mine dug in Uttar Pradesh. The State-owned company also enjoys the Navratna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 5,000 people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 31,855 crores.

9. GAIL (India) Limited

GAIL (India) Limited

Gas Authority of India Limited was commenced in the year of 1984 with its headquartering in New Delhi. This company was incorporated with the aim to develop, maintain, create and explore the infrastructure of the natural gas in India. GAIL is the leading distributor and producer of natural gas with great length of pipelines network about more than 10,000 km in India. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 4,000 people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 56,798 crores.

8. Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

Steel Authority of India Limited was commenced in the year of 1973 with its headquartering in New Delhi. This company not only stands out in the leading list of steelmakers in India but also is renounced globally. Their important production includes wide steel plates, rail tracks, steel rails and other steel structural products. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 24,452 crores.

7. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited was commenced in the year of 1964 with its headquartering in New Delhi. This company is one the colossal in the manufacturing the equipment of the power plants. Their important productions are transmission systems, Transformers, boilers, generators, steam turbines, sensor systems, switch gears, etc. It not only runs a number of 15 repair and manufacturing units within the country but also been exporting manufactured products to 20 or more countries around the world. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 36,057 crores.

6. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited was commenced in the year of 1952 with its headquartering in Mumbai. This company is one of the fast-growing public sector companies in India. It is chart-topping in the production of gas and oil within the country. The refineries of this company are at Bina( in Madhya Pradesh ), Cochin, Numaligarh ( in Assam ) and Cochin. This Company also enjoys the Navratna Status of Public Sector Company. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 96,835 crores.

5. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited was commenced in the year of 1989 with its headquartering in Gurgaon. This company transmits around fifty percent of the total generated power in the country. The network of the transmission lines is more than 1.16 lakh circuit kilometers. It has operations of around 190 substations. It also does overseas works, which goes beyond 15 countries in Africa and Asia like, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, UAE, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar. This Company also enjoys the Navratna Status of Public Sector Company. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 103,84 crores.

4. National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited was commenced in the year of 1975 with its headquartering in New Delhi. This company has achieved its name in the list of the fastest growing companies in India under the generation of electricity. The corporation has evolved into 20 power plants within the country in different regions. Owning to its impressive work in its respective field, it has been winning several awards. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 24,000 people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 1, 41,639 crores.

3. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Indian Oil Corporation Limited was commenced in the year of 1959 with its headquartering in New Delhi. It has operations of 10 refineries within the country, whose combined refineries production capacity is about 60 million metric tons each year. The important productions of IOCL are Crude oil, Petrol, Kerosene, and Diesel. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 34,959 people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 1, 71,923 crores.

2. Oil and Natural Gases Corporation Limited (ONGC)

Oil and Natural Gases Corporation Limited (ONGC)

The company was commenced in the year of 1956 with its headquartering in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It holds a bold position in the shares of gas and oil production within the country. Specifically, in the production of crude oil, 77% is owned by ONGC and 62% in natural gas. It has also shown its relevant participation in Water Management, Healthcare, Environmental protection etc, thus contributing in corporate social responsibility. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 30,000 people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 2, 54,674.5 crores.

1. Coal India Limited

Coal India Limited Top Famous Public Sector Companies in India 2018

Coal India Limited was commenced in the year of 1975 with its headquartering in Kolkata, West Bengal. It has rendered its significant share of about 80% and more in the total production of coal within the country. For its extraordinary performance and exertion, it has won several laurels and accolades. There are 400 and more coal mines under its jurisdiction, situated in different parts of the country. This Company also enjoys the Maharatna Status of Public Sector Company. It has an employment of more than 4 lakh people. This company has secured a mark in market capitalisation of Rs. 1, 94,074 crores.

Studying the numbers, it is evident how these PSUs are valuable in finding the resources and economy of India.


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