JAMMU, November 7: NHPC celebrated its 47th Foundation Day today at its regional office in Narwal here.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajan Kumar, executive director of NHPC’s regional office, Jammu said NHPC started its journey with three half-completed projects in 1975 and today generates over 7,071 MW of electricity. .
“NHPC has become a leading and trustworthy company in the field of energy, especially hydropower, and has made a remarkable identity in the country and abroad with its style of work,” said he said.
Kumar informed that NHPC has established its presence in 15 projects with 9130 MW at J&K.
“We are injecting around 12,500 million units into the national grid from six power plants with a capacity of 2,250 MW. Our joint venture Chenab Valley Power Projects Limited is also engaged day and night in the realization of projects such as Pakal Dul, Kiru and Kwar. We contribute to the development of the nation by producing electricity, ”he added.
On this occasion, various sports competitions were organized under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in which ladies and children of the NHPC family participated under the leadership of Rajni.
Employees who helped the needy during the COVID-19 pandemic were congratulated with quotes and certificates were presented to the winners of competitions held during Vigilance Awareness Week.
Meanwhile, the NHPC Seva Phase-II project also celebrated the founding day of the company in which Col (retired) Mahan Singh, DDC President Kathua was the main guest and Suparkash Adhikari the NHPC Seva-II general manager and senior project managers were also present. as well as Sarpanch Hutt, Surinder Singh and personalities from the region.
The Director General delivered a welcoming speech and gave a detailed account of the achievements of NHPC in general and Seva-II in particular.
He said the Seva-II has been voted best project by NHPC for the past two years because of its performance.
Colonel Singh in his speech said that NHPC has done commendable jobs in producing clean and cheap energy for the nation since its inception.
He praised NHPC’s contributions to nation building, especially its role in corporate social responsibility work.
Children of NHPC staff and local residents presented cultural programs while an orchestral troupe from Chamba, Himachal Pradesh captivated the gathering.
The event ended with the distribution of prizes to children and performing artists.