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Secretary Power inaugurates renovated units at Salal Power Station

REASI: Sanjiv Nandan Sahai, Secretary (Power), Government of India visited NHPC's 690 MW Salal Power Station and inaugurated "Renovated Units of Salal Power House".

Sahai was accompanied by A K Singh, CMD, NHPC, Tanmay Kumar, Joint Secretary (Hydro), Ministry of Power, Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, PDD UT of J&K and Rajan Kumar, Chief General Manager, Regional Office Jammu, NHPC during his visit to the Power Station.

The visiting dignitaries were welcomed by Nanhe Ram, General Manager (In-Charge), Salal Power Station and other senior officers from NHPC, CISF and Civil Administration at Ramleela Ground, Jyotipuram. This was followed by Guard of Honour by CISF.

Secretary (Power) and CMD, NHPC along with Joint Secretary (Hydro), Principal Secretary, PDD J&K and other senior officials of Salal Power Station visited various components of the Power Station including the Power House. Sahai inaugurated "Renovated Units of Salal Power House". The visiting dignitaries were apprised with the operation and maintenance activities of the Power Station by General Manager (In-Charge), Salal Power Station through Power Point Presentation.

Speaking on the occasion, Sahai emphasized for time bound delivery of the hydro projects and said that Government of India has already taken initiatives for promoting hydro projects through new hydro policy in March 2019.

He further called for undertaking development of pump storage schemes by NHPC for ensuring grid stability taking into consideration the high penetration of Renewable Energy in the Indian Grid.



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