NHDC bags CBIP Award

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Jan 2019 11:15:07


Staff Reporter,

NHDC Limited, a joint venture of NHPC Limited and Government of Madhya Pradesh, was awarded CBIP Award 2019 for ‘Best Performing Utility in Hydropower Sector’ at CBIP Awards on CBIP Day held on January 4 in New Delhi.
The award was given for outstanding contribution to the nation by use of latest technologies and smart solutions for efficient development and operation of hydroelectric projects in Madhya Pradesh besides playing vital role in grid stability as Nodal Power Station for Black Start in Western Region.

Balraj Joshi, Chairman, NHDC Ltd. and Mohammad A G Ansari, MD & CEO, NHDC Ltd. received the award on behalf of NHDC Ltd from R K Singh, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable energy. Devineni Uma Maheshwara Rao, Minister of Water Resources, Government of Andhra Pradesh; A K Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power; U P Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation; S Masood Hussain, President, CBIP & Chairman, Central Water Commission and V K Kanjlia, Secretary, CBIP were also present on the occasion.

The CBIP Awards recognize outstanding contributions by organisations and individuals involved in formulation of policies and programmes and their implementation, research & development, design, execution, management, operation & maintenance, renovation & modernisation, manufacturing of equipment and capacity building in furthering the cause of Water Resources, Power and Renewable Energy sectors in the country.