By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World
SHIMLA : SJVN Limited today signed a Contract Agreement for Electro- Mechanical Works of 210 MW Luhri Hydro Electric Project Stage-1 with Voith Hydro (P) Ltd.
The Contract was signed in the presence of Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN, and Ravinder Kalra, Managing Director, Voith Hydr (P) Ltd by S.K. Sood, General Manager (ECD) of SJVN and Raj Vidyarthi, Vice President of Voith Hydro.
On this occasion Geeta Kapur Director (Personnel), S.P. Bansal Director (Civil), Akhileshwar Singh Director (Finance), and Sushil Sharma Director (Electrical), SJVN were also present.
Nand Lal Sharma informed that the Electro Mechanical works amounting to Rs. 420.28 Crores, awarded to Voith Hydro Pvt. Ltd are to be completed in line with the Work Schedule of the Project, which is targeted for commissioning by 24th May, 2025.
Sharma further informed that the Civil & Hydro-Mechanical works of this project had already been awarded on 24th November 2020 and construction activities on the same were in full swing.
Luhri Hydro Electric Project Stage -1 is a run-off the river scheme with diurnal storage and Dam-Toe surface Power House falling in Shimla and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh. Total capacity of the project is 210 MW, having 4 Kaplan Turbine units including 2 Main units of 80 MW each, and 2 Auxiliary units of 25 MW each. The cost of the Project is Rs1810.56 crores and will generate 758 million units of electricityaper annum.
Currently, SJVN has a portfolio of more than 9000 MW and is executing 27 Projects in Hydro, Thermal, Solar and Wind sector in India, Nepal & Bhutan. The company has also diversified in other fields of energy generation and transmission. SJVN is vigorously marching towards achieving installed capacity of 5000 MW by 2023, 12000 MW by 2030 and 25000 MW by year 2040.
M/s Voith Group is a leading global technology company with headquarters in Germany. The company is pioneer in designing, manufacturing, supply and execution of Mechanical Engineering products with specialization in Electro-Mechanical components of Power Projects.