ABHAY KUMAR SINGH CMD NHPC

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NHPC chief talks to Ladakh LG about developing hydro and solar projects

With Modi government focusing more on renewable energy, chief of central PSU NHPC under Ministry of Power has held a meeting with Ladakh LG R K Mathur to discuss its proposals and way forward for implementation of various identified Hydro and Solar Power Projects in Leh-Ladakh region with a view to leverage development of Hydro and Solar Power Projects in the UT.

 

AK Singh, CMD, NHPC during the meeting intimated the LG about the achievement of NHPC in harnessing Hydro Power potential of Ladakh region by commissioning 45 MW Nimmo Bazgo in Leh and 44 MW Chutak Hydro Power Projects in Kargil. Singh also presented future plan of NHPC to develop 3 Hydro Power Projects viz. Khalsi (80 MW), Kanyunche (45 MW) and Takmaching (30 MW) in Ladakh along with a solar power project of capacity 50 MW at Phyang. While explaining the techno-commercial viability of projects, CMD, NHPC proposed that taking advantage of high solar irradiance of the region, blending of Hydro Power with Solar Power may also be explored.

30 May 2020
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NHPC announces relief initiatives worth Rs 4.5 crore to fight COVID-19

NHPC Limited has earmarked Rs 4.5 crore to help the people in the vicinity of NHPC power stations/projects to fight the COVID19 pandemic. Reporedly, the Board of Directors, headed by the newly appointed CMD Abhay Kumar Singh, in a meeting via video conferencing discussed with the respective heads of power stations, projects and regional offices of NHPC on various issue related to its implementation. The meeting  was attended by Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects); N K Jain,  Director (Personnel);  M K Mittal, Director (Finance);  Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical).

A total of Rs 4.5 crore (including Rs 1.36 crs contribution by employees) was allotted for carrying out various activities to help the people in the vicinity of power stations and projects of NHPC.

Besides this, the company has developed 40-bedded quarantine centres with the help of government authorities, Reasi, J&K; 17-bedded quarantine centres at Dulhasti Power Station, Distt Kishtwar J&K and 10-bedded quarantine centre with attached bathroom and required accessories at Uri-I Power station, Distt Baramulla J&K.

NHPC hospitals/dispensaries were instructed to provide 24-hrs OPD services. Distribution of rice, flour, biscuit, soap, sanitizer, liquid hand wash, gloves, mask etc has already started under CSR-SD from some of NHPC locations w.e.f. 25.3.2020.

30 Mar 2020
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NHPC chief talks to Ladakh LG about developing hydro and solar projects

By IndianMandarins 30 May 2020

With Modi government focusing more on renewable energy, chief of central PSU NHPC under Ministry of Power has held a meeting with Ladakh LG R K Mathur to discuss its proposals and way forward for implementation of various identified Hydro and Solar Power Projects in Leh-Ladakh region with a view to leverage development of Hydro and Solar Power Projects in the UT.

 

AK Singh, CMD, NHPC during the meeting intimated the LG about the achievement of NHPC in harnessing Hydro Power potential of Ladakh region by commissioning 45 MW Nimmo Bazgo in Leh and 44 MW Chutak Hydro Power Projects in Kargil. Singh also presented future plan of NHPC to develop 3 Hydro Power Projects viz. Khalsi (80 MW), Kanyunche (45 MW) and Takmaching (30 MW) in Ladakh along with a solar power project of capacity 50 MW at Phyang. While explaining the techno-commercial viability of projects, CMD, NHPC proposed that taking advantage of high solar irradiance of the region, blending of Hydro Power with Solar Power may also be explored.

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NHPC announces relief initiatives worth Rs 4.5 crore to fight COVID-19

By IndianMandarins 30 Mar 2020

NHPC Limited has earmarked Rs 4.5 crore to help the people in the vicinity of NHPC power stations/projects to fight the COVID19 pandemic. Reporedly, the Board of Directors, headed by the newly appointed CMD Abhay Kumar Singh, in a meeting via video conferencing discussed with the respective heads of power stations, projects and regional offices of NHPC on various issue related to its implementation. The meeting  was attended by Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects); N K Jain,  Director (Personnel);  M K Mittal, Director (Finance);  Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical).

A total of Rs 4.5 crore (including Rs 1.36 crs contribution by employees) was allotted for carrying out various activities to help the people in the vicinity of power stations and projects of NHPC.

Besides this, the company has developed 40-bedded quarantine centres with the help of government authorities, Reasi, J&K; 17-bedded quarantine centres at Dulhasti Power Station, Distt Kishtwar J&K and 10-bedded quarantine centre with attached bathroom and required accessories at Uri-I Power station, Distt Baramulla J&K.

NHPC hospitals/dispensaries were instructed to provide 24-hrs OPD services. Distribution of rice, flour, biscuit, soap, sanitizer, liquid hand wash, gloves, mask etc has already started under CSR-SD from some of NHPC locations w.e.f. 25.3.2020.

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A K Singh takes over as CMD, NHPC

By IndianMandarins 24 Feb 2020

Indianmandarins reliably learns that Abhay Kumar Singh takes charge as new CMD of National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC). He replaces Balraj Joshi. Consequent upon the retirement of Joshi on 31.12.2019 the ACC had appointed Ratish Kumar (Director, Projects, NHPC) as interim CMD.

The public sector headhunter had on 20.08.2019 selected A K Singh for the top job. Singh completed his Civil Engineering from NIT (National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal) in 1983. He joined NHPC at Tanakpur HE (Hydro-Electric) Project as a probationary executive in 1985 & played a vital role in many hydroelectric projects for 35 years.

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