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CSR: SJVN contributes Rs 1 crore in Himachal Chief Minister’s Relief Fund

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New Delhi: SJVN Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma presented a cheque amounting to Rs 1 crore to Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, as part of power PSU's CSR initiative. 

In the meeting, Sharma apprised Minister that SJVN is a highly professional power company, which is operating and maintaining two of its flagship Mega Hydro Power Stations, namely 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Power Station, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, besides other power stations. He further informed that with excellent carrying out of operations and maintenance activities, both the power stations have established benchmarks in the hydro sector, and in the current financial year both have already exceeded the design energy.

Sharma further informed that SJVN is developing 880 MW Kaza Solar Park, 400 MW Solar Park in Upper Kinnaur and has also bagged 15 MW grid-connected floating Solar PV Power Project at Nangal pond, District Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh. The company is committed to synchronising and commissioning these solar projects in a time-bound manner.

Sharma further said that the foundation stones of 210 MW Luhri Stage-1 Hydro Electric Project & 66 MW Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project of SJVN were laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 27, 2021, and the works on both the projects are in full swing.

Sharma further informed that, SJVN has always been a front-runner in supporting society and firmly standing with the government, on issues that affect our country and its people. During the challenging global pandemic, SJVN has already liberally provided financial assistance amounting to Rs 4 crores by way of support for, purchasing ventilators by the hospitals; distributing personal protective equipment like face masks, gloves, etc., setting up quarantine units in its project hospitals; distribution of food & other essential items to the needy and setting up cold storage facility for COVID vaccines.

SJVN is on an exponential growth trajectory, which is aggressively poised to achieve its New Shared Vision – 5000 MW by 2023, 25,000 MW by 2030 & 50,000 MW installed capacity by 2040.

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