Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC) is a government-owned lignite mining and power generating company in India. NLC operates the largest open-pit lignite mines in India presently mining 24 MT of lignite and has an installed capacity of 2490 MW of electricity per year. It also supplies a large quantity of sweet water to Chennai from the artesian aquifers in the lignite mines. On 11-Apr-2011 it joined the elite group of Navratna Companies. In 1956 NLC was formed as a Corporate body.
Key person is Shri. A.R. Ansari.