CMD, NHPC conferred ‘Eminent Water Resources Engineer Award’

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By Sarkaritel April 4, 2019 20:13

CMD, NHPC conferred ‘Eminent Water Resources Engineer Award’


Shri Balraj Joshi, Chairman & Managing Director, NHPC Limited, has been conferred ‘Eminent Water Resources Engineer Award – 2018’ by Indian Water Resources Society (IWRS), Roorkee. Shri Joshi was presented the award by Shri R.N. Mishra, Ex-CMD, SJVNL & Fellow, IWRS and Dr. S.K. Mishra, Executive Vice-President, IWRS at NHPC Corporate Office, Faridabad on 4thApril 2019. Dr. Ashish Pandey, Secretary, IWRS and Shri S.K. Shukla, Ex-Director (Technical), THDC & Adjunct Professor, IIT Roorkee well also present on the occasion.

Shri Joshi has been given this prestigious award for his immense engineering contributions in the field of Water Resources Development & Management.During his distinguished career spanning over 35 years, Shri Joshi has contributed to NHPC’s development by serving many projects namely Salal, Dul Hasti, Kurichu Project (Bhutan), Teesta-V, Teesta Low Dam-III & IV, Parbati-III, Chutak, Chamera-III, Parbati-II etc. He has also been associated with NHPC’s Consultancy assignments for many projects as 1200 MW Tamanthi and 880 MW Shwezaye in Myanmar, 720 MW Mangdechhu, Bhutan & Bakreswar Thermal Power Project ofM/s West Bengal Development Corporation etc. NHPC has made many important achievements under Shri Joshi includingCCEA nod for acquisition of Lanco’s Teesta-VI HE Project (500 MW), CCEA clearance of Kiru HE Project (624 MW) of M/s CVPPPL (JV of NHPC Limited, JKSPDC and PTC) and signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for execution of 850 MW Ratle Hydroelectric Project (Jammu & Kashmir). 

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By Sarkaritel April 4, 2019 20:13