Secretary (Power) and CMD, NHPC visit NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V and 500 MW Teesta VI Project -

Secretary (Power) and CMD, NHPC visit NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V and 500 MW Teesta VI Project


Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary (Power), Govt. of India and Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC met Chief Secretary (Sikkim) on 01.04.21 and apprised him on the status of under construction projects and power station of NHPC in Sikkim

New Delhi: Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary (Power), Govt. of India and Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC met Chief Secretary (Sikkim) on 01.04.21 and apprised him on the status of under construction projects and power station of NHPC in Sikkim. The Chief Secretary appreciated the efforts being made in the state and assured expeditious action on clearance of Teesta-IV. It was also intimated that efforts are underway to hand over some new projects in the state.

Secretary (Power) also visited NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V power station on 01.04.21. During his visit, he was apprised about the status of ongoing activities in Sikkim by CMD, NHPC. Secretary (Power) not only visited various components of the powerhouse but also keenly interacted with young employees in the power house to understand the activities being done in power house operation. He appreciated the efforts being made by the team. CMD, Powergrid was also present during the visit.

Secretary (Power) further visited NHPC’s 500 MW Teesta-VI Project on 2nd April 2021 alongwith Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC. Secretary (Power) inspected various components of the project like barrage, head race tunnel, underground power house, transformer cavern etc. He also held detailed discussions on various activities being undertaken including jet grouting technique in an inquisitive manner. The drilling activity for start of excavation on face 1B in Head Race Tunnel was started in the presence of the Secretary (Power) after the taking over of the project by NHPC. This marked the start of head race tunnel which had been stopped for many years

Posted Date :  02-04-21



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