SJVN to Enter Power Trading Business

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has granted Trading License to Public sector SJVN Limited for interstate trading of electricity. The Commission said that SJVN meets the requirements of the Act and the Trading License Regulations for grant of inter -State trading license. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of the company said that by the grant of Trading License, another business vertical has been added to SJVN’s operations and will give a big boost to its business. SJVN will now be…

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SJVN inks MoU with iDeCK to provide consultancy services for Renewable Projects

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Infrastructure Development Corporation, (Karnataka) Limited (iDeCK) for providing Consultancy Services in Renewable Energy Sector. SJVN and iDeCK will collaborate for the purpose of providing “Consultancy Services” for Development of Solar/Wind/ Hybrid/Battery Storage Energy Projects. The MoU was signed by Shri R.K. Gupta, Chief General Manager, Business Development, SJVN and Shri Ashish Kapoor, Sr. Vice President Business Development, IDeCK in the presence of senior officials of SJVN & iDeCK at New Delhi.  Nand…

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SJVN Achieves record 90% CAPEX Target in 3 Quarters

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : State owned SJVN Limited has achieved a record 90 percent Capital Expenditure budget utilization target set for the financial year 2021-22,  a quarter ahead of the year, in December 2021. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director informed that by achieving 90% CAPEX utilisation Target of Rs 4510 Crores by 31st December 2021, SJVN has emerged as one of the Top Performers among central Power PSUs. The capital expenditure is on several ongoing projects of the company in hydro, thermal, wind and…

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SJVN Clocks record 1480 MU Power Generation in December quarter

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : State owned SJVN has clocked record 1480 MU of power generation in 3rd Qtr. of FY 2021-22. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, told that SJVN has surpassed the previous record of 1343 MU in the corresponding period of FY 2019-20 from all its Power Stations. Sharma informed that against total Design Energy of 8700 Million Units for the SJVN has already generated 8321 million units of energy during the ongoing financial year. The company is operating two Hydro Power Stations…

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Prime Minister lays Foundation Stones of  SJVN’s  Hydro power projects

SJVN Limited (A Joint Venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of H.P.) By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : At an impressive ceremony in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually laid the Foundation Stones of 210 MW Luhri Stage-1 Hydro Electric Project located in Shimla & Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh and 66 MW Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project situated in Hamirpur & Kangra districts of Himachal Pradesh. Narendra Modi also launched the Ground-Breaking Ceremony of the 382 MW Sunni Dam Hydro Electric Project located in Shimla &…

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SJVN BAGS MANY OF ‘INDIAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE 2021 EXCELLENCE AWARDS’

By: Vijay Kumar Verma, Group Editor-ICN World SHIMLA : SJVN’s corporate office building at Shimla has been selected for the ‘Best Built Infrastructure Project award 2021’ by the Indian Concrete Institute, Shimla Centre for its ideal and green sustainable design, informed VPS Jaswal, Chairman of the Centre here today.  The award for Guidance for this building construction will be conferred upon Nand Lal Sharma, CMD of the company, Jaswal added. The awards, he said, will be presented on 5th December, 2021. In the category of ‘Best serviceable infrastructure projects’, the 412 MW Rampur Hydro Power…

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Importance Of Indigenous Traditional Crops For Nutritional Security

By: Dr. Shweta, Deptt. of Genetics & Plant Breeding C.S. Azad Univ. of Agril. & Tech. Kanpur & Executive Editor-ICN KANPUR: India is considered as homeland for many indigenous and traditional crops associated with culture and traditions of people living a particular region. There are many food crops which are important for food and nutritional security but traditional crops which are embedded in our cultural and rituals adapted to local environment and are also socially acceptable. Traditional food crops which are associated with different native communities of the country basically include crops…

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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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