NHPC Limited: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CAG Report: 40% of toilets in Government schools unused

Published: September 24, 2020

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Audit General submitted its report to both the houses. The report was titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by the CPSEs”. CPSEs are Central Public Sector Enterprises. The report found gaps in construction of toilets by the CPSEs. Over seven CPSEs were employed in the task. They were ..

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Massive fire accident in Srisailam Hydroelectric power plant, Telangana

Published: August 21, 2020

Telangana’s Srisailam Hydroelectric power station witnessed a massive fire accident. The incident was followed by an abrupt explosion in unit 4 of the power station. According to the preliminary report, a short circuit played a key role in the tragic incidents. Srisailam power plant The Srisailam Hydroelectric Power Plant is constructed across the Krishna River ..

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E-Reverse Auction

Published: April 20, 2020

NHPC, a central public sector unit successful bid out a 2,000 MW solar PV project via ERA or e-reverse auctioning, in times of the lockdown period. About ERA Reverse auction is a process by which an auction is conducted with one buyer and multiple sellers. It is the reversal of the traditional roles of the ..

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Abhay Kumar Singh appointed as Chairman & Managing Director of NHPC Limited

Published: February 26, 2020

Abhay Kumar Singh has been recently appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director of the Indian PSU, NHPC Limited. He has assumed the charge of Chairman and Managing Director of the company on February 24, 2020 and will serve till the date of his superannuation. Abhay Kumar has replaced Ratish Kumar who held additional charge ..

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Indian army signs pact with NHPC for construction of tunnels on China & Pakistan borders

Published: April 27, 2019

Indian Army signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to construct four underground tunnels for storage of ammunition along the China and Pakistan border. This is a pilot project and the tunnels are expected to be completed within two years. The cost of the pilot project is around Rs 15 ..

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