New Delhi: 25.03.2013- THDC India Limited (THDCIL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) defining the Performance Guarantee Parameters for the financial year 2013-14 with Ministry of Power (MOP) at New Delhi on 25.03.2013. On behalf of Ministry of Power, Sh. P. Uma Shankar, Secretary (Power), Govt. of India and on behalf of THDCIL, Sh. R.S.T. Sai, CMD signed the MOU in the presence of Sh. G. Sai Prasad, Joint Secy. (Hydro), Sh. Rakesh Jain, Joint Secy. (Finance) and Sh. Deepak Sarwal, GM(SP), THDCIL, and other senior officials of MOP & THDCIL.
Since the commissioning of its first project viz. Tehri Dam & Hydro Power Plant (THPP-1000 MW) a multipurpose project on the river Bhagirathi in 2006-07 and Koteshwar HEP (400 MW) in 2011-12, THDCIL is a profit making organization and has generated 20,683.59 MU till 24th March 2013. Tehri Dam project started with the status of a project of 'National Significance' during its planning stage and was successfully commissioned in spite of stringent opposition during its implementation.
Energy generation target of 3942 MU has been set for the year 2013-14. THDC India Limited has contributed 1000 MW in the Xth Five Year Plan from Tehri HPP and contributed 400 MW from Koteshwar HEP in XIth Five Year Plan in Hydel Sector. THDCIL also has plans to increase its installed capacity to 2424 MW by the end of XIIth Plan.
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.