Venugopal visits NHPC project

KC Venugopal, Union Minister of State for Power, recently made a visit to the 800 MW Parbati-II and 520 MW Parbati-III Hydroelectric Projects of NHPC Limited in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

He inspected the ongoing construction activities at both the projects. He was accompanied by JK Sharma, Director (Projects), NHPC.
Venugopal visited various sites including Power House area of Parbati-II project and Dam, Head Race Tunnel, Power House area of Parbati-III. He was apprised on the current status and progress in construction activities of the projects.
The minister held a meeting with senior NHPC officers of Parbati-II and Parbati-III and assured his full support on behalf of Ministry of Power to ensure the timely execution of both the Projects.

While addressing the officers, he not only stressed upon faster project execution but also highlighted implementing the schemes aimed towards transforming the lives of the project affected people. The Minister lauded NHPC efforts in executing projects in remote areas of the country despite facing numerous challenges, especially in difficult climactic conditions.

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