Web Exclusive | March 2013
Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam to generate 6,930 mn units
For generating 6,930 million units of energy during 2013-14, hydropower giant Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) on March 25 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Ministry of Power. The MoU signed between P Uma Shankar, Secretary (Power) Government of India and R P Singh, CMD, SJVN envisaged revenue realisation of Rs 1783 crore and net profit of Rs 790 crore during the year.
The power generation from the Nathpa project was pegged at 6,875 mu while the upcoming Khirvire project was expected to produce 47.6 mw of power.
The MoU targets for providing training in Skill Development to 300 youth, farmers, women and disabled persons to promote employability and self employment through Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and other accredited agencies.