NHPC organizes Vasant Utsav 2021

NHPC, CMD, AK Singh inaugurating Vasant Utsav 2021 at Suraj Kund, Faridabad on Saturday.
NHPC, CMD, AK Singh inaugurating Vasant Utsav 2021 at Suraj Kund, Faridabad on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 13: NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company organized ‘Vasant Utsav 2021’ with great fervour and enthusiasm at the NHPC Residential complex, Surajkund, Faridabad today. It was inaugurated by A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC in the presence of N K Jain, Director Personnel), Y K Chaubey, Director (Technical), R.P. Goyal, Director (Finance), Biswajit Basu, Director (Projects), A K Srivastava, CVO, NHPC and other senior officers of NHPC along with their families.
Mrs Sudha Singh, president, NHPC Ladies Welfare Association and other members of the Association were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, A.K. Singh, CMD extended his best wishes for Vasant season to all. A.K. Singh said that the past year had been full of challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic but NHPC faced these challenges and continued power generation on a 24 x 7 basis. He further informed that NHPC has been making excellent progress on various fronts and has been awarded several projects. Singh also informed that NHPC’s stand alone net profit for the 3rd quarter 2020 increased by 100% to Rs. 808 crore against a net profit of Rs. 404 crore during the corresponding previous quarter.
He further said that NHPC’s sales realization from beneficiaries for the current fiscal is Rs 7633 crore till February 10 as compared to Rs 7018 crore during the corresponding period of the previous financial year. He congratulated all NHPC employees for their outstanding performance.
A number of stalls promoting local handicrafts, dress materials, food delicacies etc. from various states/ union territories as J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Assam etc. were set up by NHPC power stations/ projects and NHPC Ladies Club Welfare Association at Vasant Utsav 2021. Special attraction of the Utsav was colourful cultural programme featuring traditional folk dances of Uttar Pradesh and performance from renowned Sufi singers Nizami Bandu which enthralled everyone present on the occasion.