Dr. Kirit Somaiya, Member of Parliament (MP) and Chairperson, Energy Committee of Parliament of India, along with his other associates visited Tehri Dam Project on 24th December, 2015 wherein a warm welcome was extended to him by the THDCIL officials. He had a detailed meeting in the presence of THDCIL senior officials, Mr. U.K. Thakur, Additional General Manager (Planning &Mechanical), Mr. K.P. Singh, Additional General Manager (PSP), Mr. S.S. Panwar, Additional General Manager (PSP), Mr. J.B.S. Rana, Deputy General Manager (O&M), Mr. Rajesh Sharma, Deputy General Manager (PSP), Mr. Atul Kapoor, Additional General Manager(BRM &Environment) and Mr. V.K. Gupta, Deputy General Manager(RC) regarding the technical and rehabilitation aspects, including the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) component of the project.
On 25.12.2015, he inspected Project Site, Catchment Area including Pumped Storage Plant (PSP)l, Mr. O.S. Maurya, General Manager (Quality Control &Safety) was present during his visit to project site. He appreciated the wonderful work done by the THDCIL’s Engineering Team. He also admired the massive rehabilitation work done with a human face by the Project Authorities.
He also visited the Rehabilitation Site at New Tehri Town (NTT) on 25TH December, to study the rehabilitation measures undertaken by THDCIL for the Project Affected Families (PAFs).
During his visit to Tehri and stay in the THDC Guest House, he gave positive remarks regarding the THDCIL Team and the overall sturdy working of the Power Project. He was highly impressed by the design, maintenance and operation of the Tehri Project.