State-run NTPC said its joint venture with Bharat Forge has initiated a voluntary liquidation process under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
“BF-NTPC Energy Systems (BF-NTPC), a 49:51 joint venture between NTPC and Bharat Forge, has initiated a voluntary liquidation process under IBC, 2016 in its extraordinary general meeting held on October 9, 2018,” an NTPC statement said.
BF-NTPC was incorporated on June 19, 2008 with an aim of taking up manufacturing of casting, forgings, fittings and high pressure piping required for power and other industries.
As BF-NTPC has not commenced any business yet, both JV partners have decided to close down the company, it added.
Bharat Forge is the majority partner in the JV.
Source: Business Standard , October 10th , 2018