A. K. BHALLA, SECRETARY (POWER) VISITS KISHANGANGA PROJECT (330 MW)

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By Sarkaritel March 13, 2018 20:00


Shri A.K. Bhalla, Secretary (Power), Ministry of Power, Govt. of India visited the Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project in Bandipora District of Jammu & Kashmir on 10th March 2018.

Secretary (Power) visited various components of the project and was briefed about the progress of the work by Shri Balraj Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, NHPC and Shri Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects). On this occasion Shri Arvind Bhat, Executive Director (Design-E&M), Shri A.K. Singh, Executive Director (Kishanganga), Shri Amresh Kumar, General Manager (Kishanganga) and other senior officers of NHPC, BHEL and HCC were also present. Shri Sajad Hussain Ganie, Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora and  Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, SSP, Bandipora also graced the occasion.

Secretary (Power) commended the NHPC team for its hard work & dedication in constructing the project in such a difficult condition and hoped that the project will start commercial operation soon.

The Kishanganga project envisages diversion of water of Kishanganga River to underground Power House through 23.25 KM long Head Race Tunnel to generate 1713 million units per annum. The work on all the components of the project has been completed and two machines are undergoing final tests while the third machine is in advance stage of erection. The project is expected to be commissioned by March 2018.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel March 13, 2018 20:00