NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company was awarded “CBIP Award for Best Performing Utility in Hydropower Sector” at CBIP Awards on CBIP Day on 04 January 2019 in New Delhi. The award was given for outstanding contribution to the nation for development and efficient operation of Hydropower Plants in the country besides contribution for development of Hydropower in the neighboring countries.
Shri Balraj Joshi, CMD, NHPC & Shri Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical), NHPC received the award on behalf of NHPC from Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable energy. Shri Devineni Uma Maheshwara Rao, Hon’ble Minister of Water Resources, Government of Andhra Pradesh; Shri A. K. Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power; Shri U.P. Singh , Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation; Shri S. Masood Husain, President, CBIP & Chairman, Central Water Commission and Shri V.K. Kanjlia, Secretary, CBIP were also present on the occasion.
The CBIP Awards recognize outstanding contributions by organizations and individuals involved in formulation of policies and programmes and their implementation, research & development, design, execution, management, operation & maintenance, renovation & modernization, manufacturing of equipment and capacity building in furthering the cause of Water Resources, Power and Renewable Energy Sectors in the country.