SJVN Bags Golden Peacock National Award for Eco-Innovation

Shimla: Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVNL) has been awarded the prestigious Golden Peacock National Award for Eco- Innovation and environmental management activities at its 1500 MW Natpha Jhakri power station and the 412 MW Rampur Hydro-electric power project

On behalf of the corporation the award was received by HK Sharma, chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) that was given away Haryana Governor AR Kidwai and PN Bhagwati a former chief justice of the Supreme Court at a function in Delhi.

Institute of Directors (IOD) had adjudged SJVN for the award in their 18th World Congress on Total Quality, recently.

At the Natpha-Jhakri hydro power project, Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam limited has been practicing the required environment management policies for upgrading ecological balance.

For safe disposal of the about Thirty Lakh Cubic Meter of muck that is likely to be generated from the Rampur Hydro Electric Project’s underground works, the company has already designated four sites with appropriate retaining walls and terracing along the contours for the proper restoration and stabilization.

According to JK Sharma, director (Civil) the award is for meeting the parameters and excellent and environmental friendly policies adopted by SJVNL for proper dumping of muck and its rehabilitation.

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