CMD SJVN Inaugurated River Diversion Arrangement of 200 MW APN 3 HEP

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By Sarkaritel February 2, 2021 06:04

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Shimla: Sh. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN today inaugurated River Diversion Arrangement of 900 MW Arun-3 HEP at Dovan Dam Site in Nepal. While addressing a large gathering in a function organized at the site, Sh. Sharma said that this is a historic milestone which earmarks the commencement of River Diversion and construction of the Main Dam of the Project.

Sh. N.L Sharma extended gratitude to the Government of India & the Government of Nepal for extending their unstinting support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. He also thanked the local representatives, administration, and people for their support & cooperation in project execution. Sh. Sharma appreciated the commendable efforts of Team SAPDC led by CEO Sh. Arun Dhiman in making this milestone possible despite insurmountable challenges such as torrential rainfall in the region and extremely poor geological conditions, faced while constructing the 11m diameter 429m long Diversion Tunnel. The project activities on various fronts are under advanced stages and the Project is scheduled to be commissioned in the Financial Year 2022-23.

The event was also graced by Sh. Abhishek Upadhyay, First Secretary, Embassy of India, Nepal, Chairperson, District Coordination Committee, Mayor Khandbari Municipality, Chairperson, Makalu Gaonpalika, Chairperson, Chichila Gaonpalika, Chief District Officer, Sankhuwasabha District, Team SAPDC, and local people from project vicinity.

SAPDC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJVN is executing the 900 MW Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in Nepal.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel February 2, 2021 06:04