New Delhi: A.K. Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, NHPC, an Indian hydropower company and PSU under the Ministry of Power, laid the foundation stone of head regulator works of the Indo-Nepal Link Canal at Barrage of 94.2 MW Tanakpur Power Station of NHPC located in Banbasa, District Champawat (Uttarakhand) on Tuesday, 8th December. The 1.2 km long Indo-Nepal canal is being constructed under the ‘Mahakali Treaty’ signed between India and Nepal.
Speaking on the occasion, Singh said, “NHPC is India’s leading organisation for hydropower development. It has the capability to undertake all the activities from conceptualisation to commissioning in relation to setting up of hydro projects and has also diversified in the field of solar and wind Power.” The NHPC Chairman also congratulated all officers and employees of the power station for record generation since commissioning for FY 2019-20 and also extended his good wishes for the future, stated the Power Ministry in a press communication.
Rajesh Sharma, Executive Director, Regional Office, Chandigarh, and Suresh Kumar Sharma, GM, Tanakpur Power Station, were also present on the occasion along with other senior officers and employees. Singh is currently on an inspection tour to NHPC’s 94.2 MW Tanakpur Power Station.
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