New Delhi-15.11.2014: Sh. R.S.T. Sai, CMD, THDC India Limited (THDCIL) received Second Prize of Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award from Sh. Pranab Mukharjee, the Hon'ble President of India in a glittering ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan on 15th Nov 2014.
It is pertinent to mention that THDCIL has received this award in recognition of excellence and the outstanding performance in the field of implementation of Rajbhasha Policy of the Govt. of India in the year 2013-14. THDCIL has been conferred with this award fifth time, earlier also the corporation was given this honour in the year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 & 2012-13.
The Prize distribution ceremony was chaired by Sh. Rajnath Singh, Hon'ble Union Home Minister, Govt. of India, Smt. Nita Choudhary, Secretary(Department of Official Language), Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI, and other senior officials of the various Ministries, Govt. Organizations & PSU's were present in the ceremony. On behalf of THDC India Limited Sh. S.K. Biswas, Director(Personnel), Smt. Padmavathi Sai, and Sh. A.K. Srivastav, Sr.Manager(Hindi), attended the ceremony.
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. THDCIL also has plans to increase its installed capacity to 2424 MW by the end of XIIth Plan.