Web Exclusive | January 2013
UJVNL officials told to complete hydel projects in U'khand
Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam (UJVNL) in Dehradun has asked its officials concerned to complete all the pending projects in the given time frame. UJVNL Chairman Subhash Kumar instructed the officials in this regard, He also instructed officials to pace up land transfer to complete all pending projects in the given time frame.
Kumar instructed officials to hold meeting with the forest department officials and district administration to change the land use so that construction of sanctioned hydro power projects could be started and completed in the given time frame. After reviewing the small hydro power projects during the meeting, Kumar instructed officials to carry modernisation work for the optimum power generation.
He also gave strict instructions to do work on war footing so that different under construction hydro power projects including 8 megawatt Sobla (Pitthoragarh) small hydro power project, 6 megawatt Kaliganga (Rudraprayag) small hydro power project and 1.5 megawatt Dunaw (Pauri) small hydro power project will be commissioned by the end of this year.
Officials were also instructed to complete 5 megawatt Suringad small hydro power project which is at final stage and 24 megawatt Bhilangna (IIA) at earliest. He also instructed officials to make the DPR for the 24 megawatt Bhilangna (IIB) and 5 megawatt project at Chamoli and to bring the project to the ground level at earliest.