CMD, NHPC delivers address at Conference on ‘Power Sector Development’
Balraj Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company delivered an address as Guest of Honour at Conference on “Power Sector Development – Modern Trends & Innovations at International Level” on 26th July 2018 at New Delhi. This prestigious event has been organized by the Committee for CIGRE-India, an affiliate of Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) and National Committee to the International Council on Large Electric System Committee for International Council on Large Electrical Systems (CIGRE)-India.
In his address, Shri Joshi presented an insight into NHPC’s role in the country’s development and stressed that NHPC regards these projects as ‘development vehicles’ for Nation building and are not merely energy providers. He further added that NHPC’s projects in the remote areas led to socio-economic upliftment of the local people residing in the vicinity of NHPC’s projects.