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Best Project of the Year Award conferred to Koteshwar Hydro Electric Project

Chennai-29.09.2012: Koteshwar Hydro Electric Project (400 MW) of THDC India Limited (THDCIL) has won the most prestigious “PMI India Project Management Award-2012”.  Sh. D.V. Singh, Director (Technical), THDCIL along with senior officers of THDCIL received the award on 28.09.2012 in a late night grandeur ceremony in Project Management National Conference, India 2012, country's largest Conference on Project Management with participation of more than 1000 Project Management professionals from all over country, held at Chennai. The award was presented by Mr. Mark Langley, CEO, PMI to Sh. D.V. Singh, Director(Technical), THDCIL.  

Koteshwar project has been adjudged winner in Category “Best Project of the Year- Long duration (more than 3 years)” among more than 75 submissions from all sectors under this category. The award has been given in recognition of excellence and the outstanding performance by THDCIL in implementation of Koteshwar Hydro Electric project by applying best project management principles and techniques. Koteshwar is the fastest implemented Hydro Project of nation in its category by starting works almost from scratch in April, 2007 to commissioning of two units in Mar-2011. Execution of Koteshwar HEP is paradigm of sheer commitment, exemplary dedication, innovation in construction methodology and proficient project management.

The PMI Awards are based on the judgment of a very eminent 12 members jury panel of international repute consisting of

distinguished & accomplished Personalities among industry leaders, policy-makers, academicians, and project management champions. PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than 650,000 members and credential holders in more than 185 countries. 

            Koteshwar Power Plant is now generating power at its design installed capacity of 400 MW. Annual energy generation from Koteshwar is 1155 Million Units at 90% water availability. Water released from Tehri Dam is regulated from Koteshwar for Irrigation. THDCIL is one of the premier hydro power generators in the country with installed capacity of 1400 MW with commissioning of Tehri & Koteshwar Dam to its credit and is bestowed with 'Mini Ratna-Category-I & Schedule 'A' Status.

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