NHPC Limited and Bihar State Power Holding Company (BSHPC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for implementation of the 130.1-MW Dagmara hydroelectric challenge within the Supaul district, Bihar State, India.
The MOU was signed and exchanged by the signatories within the august presence of Shri R.Ok. Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Power and New & Renewable Energy & Hon’ble Minister of State Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India and Shri Bijendra Prasad Yadav, Hon’ble Energy Minister, Govt. of Bihar.
Speaking on the event, Shri R.Ok. Singh thanked NHPC for its speedy response and cooperation in taking on the challenge, which displays their eager spirit towards their purpose of growth of hydropower. He additional stated that hydropower is essential within the background of local weather change and within the shift from fossil to non-fossil gasoline for future technology.
In his tackle Shri Bijendra Prasad Yadav, Hon’ble Energy Minister, Govt. of Bihar conveyed his gratitude on behalf of state authorities to the Ministry of Power and NHPC for taking on the implementation of the Dagmara Project. He additional stated that the challenge will carry all-round progress and growth within the state.
The Dagmara challenge, the biggest hydropower challenge of Bihar, is to be carried out by NHPC on possession foundation. The powerhouse will include three turbine-generator models.
“The Dagmara H.E. Project shall be a landmark challenge within the energy sector state of affairs of Bihar so far as inexperienced energy is anxious,” stated Shri A.Ok. Singh, CMD, NHPC. “Apart from producing clear and inexperienced energy, the execution will increase the socio-economic and infrastructure growth within the space and shall additionally create employment alternatives.”
NHPC is a Category-A Miniratna Company below Ministry of Power, Govt. of India within the area of hydropower. NHPC has 24 operational energy stations with a complete put in capability of seven,071 MW.