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By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World 

SHIMLA : Two months ahead of the closure of financial year 2019-20,  public sector SJVN Limited has achieved the MoU target of generating 9100 Million Units of electricity during the current financial year,  today. Excellent Operation & Maintenance of its two hydro power plants namely the 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Power Station and favorable weather conditions and the relentless efforts of the employees have helped in achieving these targets 62 days ahead of the completion of Financial Year, told Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of the company. In addition to the two hydro power plants in Himachal  Pradesh, Sharma said that SJVN was also operating two wind power and one solar power plant in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

SJVN’s 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri hydro power station, the largest hydro power plant in India was scheduled to generate 6933 million units of electricity during the current financial year, and the target was accomplished 70 days ahead of schedule on 19th January 2020 told Ravi Negi, Head of the project.

Similarly, the company’s 412 MW Rampur hydro power plant in Himachal Pradesh was scheduled to generate 1972 million units of electricity during the ongoing financial year, and this target too was achieved 62 days ahead of the schedule today.

Manoj Kumar, Head of the Rampur hydro power station told that the project was heading for the ever highest generation this year. The highest ever generation of 2014 million  units had been achieved by the plant in 2017.18. Manoj Kumar further told that the today’s generation of 1972 million units project had been achieved on 8th March and this year’s generation is 38 days ahead of that year’s generation.

SJVN has expanded its horizons and has developed itself into a fully diversified transnational power sector company having footprints in all types of conventional and non-conventional forms of energy along with power transmission. SJVN aims to be a 5000 MW company by 2023, 12000 MW company by 2030 and 25000 MW company by 2040. Total portfolio of SJVN is 7579.2 MW, out of which 2015.2 MW is under operation, 2880 MW is under construction, 572 MW is under pre-construction & investment approval and 2112 MW is under survey & investigation stage.

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