Highest growth generation company
Balraj Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC since September 22, 2017 and has served as its Director of Technical from March 23, 2018 to July 5, 2018
449-MW Duggar power project allotted to NHPC
The decision of allotting Duggar hydro electric project with capacity of 449 MW in NHPC for a period of 70 years after completion of which the project will revert to the state government with specified generation capacity was taken at the cabinet meeting.
NHPC's Kishanganga project fully commissioned
NHPC has said its 330-MW Kishanganga hydropower project is fully commissioned with synchronising of third unit of 110 MW. This marks the commissioning of all three units of Kishanganga project, as the first and second units have already been commissioned on March 13 and 21, 2018, respectively.
Highest Growth Generating Company in Hydro in Public Sector - Teesta Urja
The New Delhi-based Teesta Urja was formed in 2005 with a mission to commission the 1,200 MW (6X200 MW) Teesta Stage - III Hydro Electric Project in a shortest possible time so that optimal benefits are accrued to the beneficiary states as well as to the state of Sikkim.
Shri Balraj Joshi has taken over as the new chairman and managing director of NHPC Limited on September 22, 2017. Before that, he was director (technical) with NHPC.
Road to the top!
Public utilities have played a significant role in India´s growth story. Be it garnering wealth for the nation, ensuring planned development, contributing to public exchequer, working towards sustainability and social empowerment or initialising corporate governance, they have always been in the forefront. Here, we look at the power sector PSUs and their contribution to the country.
Domestic price competitions affects product quality
India has a strong base of over 500 transformer industries with an overall capacity of 1,000 GVA per annum. The contribution for discoms/utilities is about 50 per cent while rest is catering to the export market.
Multiple PSUs keen on hydel project
With private players shying away from the proposed 960 MW Jangi-Thopan-Powari hydel project in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, the state has now turned towards the PSUs for help.