New Delhi: NHPC Limited has achieved the remote operation of all the four generating units of its 160 MW Teesta Low Dam-IV Power Station located in Khalijhora, West Bengal from its regional office located at Siliguri on March 13. NHPC Limited’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) AK Singh and NHPC LImited’s Director (Technical) Janardan Choudhary have extended their best wishes to the entire team of Teesta Low Dam-IV Power Station (TLDP-IV Power Station) and NHPC Limited’s regional office Siliguri led by NHPC Limited’s Executive Director (Regional Office) Siliguri, D Chattopadhyay for this achievement.
In addition to this, the works of remote operation of NHPC’s 132 MW TLDP-III Power Station located in Rambi, Darjeeling, West Bengal is also in advance stage and is expected to be achieved shortly, the company said in a press release. The remote operations of the power stations will pave a new chapter in technological development for NHPC and hydro sector in India.
NHPC Limited was incorporated on November 7, 1975, under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 with the objective to be a globally leading organization for sustainable development of clean power through competent responsible and innovative values. NHPC Limited is a Miniratna PSU under the aegis of the Ministry of Power.
NHPC was recently in news for the resumption of Subansiri dam construction which was pending for a very long time. The construction of the Subansiri lower dam has been stalled since 2011 by environmental groups because of ecological concerns.