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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The Pandemic

By : Abhinav Malhotra, Associate Editor-ICN World Insights to Covid-19 and its Health impact In the words of Ed Yong, a science journalist, “We long to return to normal but Normal led to this” As Yong rightly mentions, our model of accelerating into the future comprising of increased deforestation, intensive animal farming & unsystematic urbanization has been known to increase the risk of Zoonotic viruses entering humans and spreading with alarming ease. Here we are talking about the latest virus that has disrupted life around the globe, named Covid-19. A…

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SJVN conferred Dun & Bradstreet – Corporate Award 2021

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN has been conferred with prestigious Dun & Bradstreet – Corporate Award 2021 in the category of Best Growth Performance-Power. The award was presented in a virtual conference titled India’s Top 500 Companies 2021 with Guest of Honour Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) and Special Guest Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. The event showcased the performances of front runners among India Corporates. Nand Lal Sharma Chairman & Managing…

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CMD, SJVN honoured as Distinguished Alumni of Palampur Agricultural University

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Governor of Himachal Pradesh Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar & Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur today presented a Scroll of Honour to Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN, and honoured him as a distinguished alumnus of Ch. Sarwan Kumar HP Krishi Vishvavidyalaya , Palampur. The Governor, as Chancellor of the University was presiding over the 16th Convocation function of CSK HP Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (CSKHPKV), Palampur, a premier agricultural university of the country. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, attended the…

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Ethanol: An Antidote For Sugarcane Farmers

By: Hardik Murarka, Executive Editor-ICN Group India is the second largest producer of sugarcane after Brazil and more than 50 million people are associated directly or indirectly from sugarcane industry for their livelihood. But due to glut in sugar market, the mills are not in best of financial position thus there is an inability to pay the mandatory fair and remunerative price (FRP) for sugarcane to the farmers. The reason for cash strapped mils is excessive production of sugar. It has become a national problem. In 2017-18 and 2018-19, annual sugar…

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Between Sad And World

By: C.P. Singh, Editor-ICN Group There may be various reasons to become sad. As soon as one becomes sad, he is “ Worldly Bad “. Eats sorrow, thinks and uses calamities, wears clad, Drinks the ocean of tears, within, openly glad. One can be very happy by rains, others not, Clouds do carry their effects, as we perceive. Sky, clouds, rains on earth, regularly we got, But well talked about, “Horizons”, ever deceive. Rains are our beings and sun rays, happiness, Once, both cooperate, we see a  “ Rainbow ”. This…

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