The net profit of one of India's largest private players in the power business stood at Rs 352 crore for October-December quarter of the current financial year, against Rs 254 crore for the corresponding quarter of 2014-15, the company said in a filing with stock exchanges.

The news led to the company's shares jump over 6 percent intra-day to a high of Rs 51.60 over the previous close at Rs 48.65. The shares, thereafter, were quoting at Rs 49.95, up 2.67 percent over the previous close.

Among the other highlights, Reliance Power said its total income for the period was up 46 percent at Rs 2,666 crore, while the earnings before income, taxes and depreciation was up 96 percent at Rs.1,230 crore during the comparative quarters under review.

Reliance Power has among the largest portfolio of power projects in India in the private sector based on a variety of avenues including coal, gas, hydro and renewable energy, with a total operating capacity of 5,945 MW.

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