Her First Flight Aboard Indian Airlines

By : Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN World KOLKATA : Tata,Tata, waved the little girl and her sister as their father stood at the door of the Boeing aircraft of the Indian Airlines flight. In those days, in the early 70’s, airports were not inaccessible to visitors. In fact, visitors were not only allowed to glance through the glass screens but could also step out on the porch to see the flights take off. In fact, one could faintly see passengers on the window seats waving to their loved ones. How could…

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SJVN Rated Excellent by the Department of Public Enterprises

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Power PSU SJVN Limited has been accorded Excellent rating for its performance under laid down parameters of the Memorandum of Understanding during the year 2019-20 by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Finance. SJVN has scored 91.53 points to achieve the Excellent rating. Central PSUs under various Ministries and Departments are rated on their annual performance by the DPE every year. Ratings of 140 PSUs were declared by the Ministry of Finance recently. SJVN Limited has earned the Excellent rating for…

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ICN discovered the sparkle of ‘Gehana’

Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand : In the Mukteshwar region of Uttarakhand, the village ‘Gehana’ lit up today. This village, confined in the rural area, suddenly became the ‘Breaking News’ of the area when ICN Media Group, present in 179 countries through English language and 81 countries through Hindi language, organized this village and nearby areas.Wrote a new lesson in the future of ‘Rural Entrepreneurship and Self-reliance’. In the International Mission of Rural Entrepreneurship of ICN, many important seminars and workshops have been successfully organized on this subject not only in many rural areas…

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Champions of Change Maharashtra edition 2021 honoured the personalities of political, business, cinema, arts and social welfare

Mumbai : Mumbai’s Hotel Taj Mahal Palace witnessed the award ceremony of ‘Champions of Change Maharashtra’ on 30th September 2021. Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra Sh Bhagat Singh Koshyari was the Chief Guest of the award ceremony while Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik (VeteranJournalist) presided over the ceremony.The awardees included Home Ministerof Maharashtra Dilip Walse Patil, Nana Patole (former Speaker of theLegislative Assembly, Maharashtra), Social activist Sindhutai Sapkal, Sarpanch of Hiware Bazar Popatrao Pawar, Bollywood actors Jackie Shroff & Dia Mirza And several others who made useful contributions towards the social welfare. Chief…

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SJVN TO RAISE USD 500 MILLION THROUGH EXTERNAL COMMERCIAL BORROWING 

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Overcoming the challenges posed by COVID-19, SJVN is fast moving to execute the projects at hand and for the purpose has already raised Rs 1000 crore of low cost funds and is also in the process of raising another USD 500 million through External Commercial Borrowing. In an exclusive chat with this reporter, Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director of the company talked about plans to raise funds for the upcoming projects. SJVN plans an investment of Rs 75000 crore during…

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SJVN clocks highest ever Profit Before Tax of Rs 2168.67 crore in 2020-21

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Chairman and Managing Director Nand Lal Sharma highlighted the achievements of SJVN in FY 2020-21 and spelt out the prospects of the company in his address to the shareholders during 33rd Annual General Meeting of SJVN held at Corporate Office, Shimla today. The shareholders virtually participated in the AGM where the audited financial results for the year 2020-21 along with other resolutions were adopted. In his address Sharma informed that where 2020-21 marked its place in history as one of COVID-19 pandemic which…

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SJVN Bags 1000 MW Solar Power Project – A Big Leap

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN has bagged 1000 MW Grid connected Solar PV Power Project through Request for Proposal (RFP) floated by Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA).  Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN informed that the Company bagged the Project through Open Competitive Bidding Process for quoted capacity of 1000 MW at the maximum tariff of INR 2.45 per unit. Sharma told that SJVN bagged the full quoted capacity of 1000 MW at a Viability Gap Funding (VGF) support of INR 44.72 Lakh…

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SJVN signs MoU with HP University Institute of Technology, for Skill Development

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : In line with the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi for Skill Development, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between SJVN and University Institute of Technology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Sh Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director SJVN stated that this agreement is testimony to SJVN’s commitment towards holistic growth and development of the society by providing opportunities to the students of the State for Skill Development. With an objective of capacity building and providing relevant…

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SJVN CMD APPRISE PRIME MINISTER OF NEPAL OF THE CONCERNS FOR FASTER DEVELOPMENT OF POWER PROJECTS 

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : For expeditious completion of the Company’s ongoing projects in Nepal, Nand Lal Sharma, CMD of SJVN had a meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba at Kathmandu. SJVN is implementing a 900 MW Arun-3 Hydro power project and the downstream 679 MW Lower Arun project besides a 400kV Transmission line project in Nepal. After reviewing the progress of works at the company’s projects in Nepal, Nand Lal Sharma apprised the Prime Minister about the construction activities at 900 MW…

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Nepal Government Felicitates Sh Nand Lal Sharma CMD, SJVN

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, SJVN, was felicitated by Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba at function held at the Singha Durbar, Kathmandu to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Investment Board of Nepal.  Janardan Sharma, Hon’ble Finance Minister & Vice Chairman, IBN, Ms. Pampha Bhusal Hon’ble Minister for Energy, Water Resources & Irrigation Sushil Bhatta CEO, IBN also graced the occasion along with other dignitaries from Nepal & Abroad. During the ceremony Hon’ble Prime Minister praised  Sharma…

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