NHPC Limited celebrated India’s 72nd Republic Day with great enthusiasm on 26th January 2021. The celebrations began with the unfurling of National Flag and singing of National Anthem at NHPC Office Complex, Faridabad. Speaking on the occasion, Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC extended his greetings to the entire NHPC family on Republic Day. CMD, NHPC said that today we must remember the former leaders and freedom fighters of our nation. He also said that apart from power generation, NHPC is also undertaking beneficiary activities under its CSR-SD scheme.
Shri Singh further commended the NHPC employees for their dedication and for generating power on a 24×7 basis even during Covid – 19 lockdown period. He said that the Ministry of Power has reposed faith in NHPC and is confident that NHPC will steadily grow to be a 30,000 MW company within this decade. The event was attended by Shri N.K. Jain, Director (Personnel), Shri Y.K Chaubey, Director (Technical), Shri R.P. Goyal, Director (Finance), Shri Biswajit Basu, Director (Projects), Shri A.K. Srivastava, CVO, senior officers and staff of NHPC.
On account of exemplary work done by NHPC in Haryana, the State Government of Haryana has also conferred a Certificate of Appreciation for Best Corporate Responsibility Practices and COVID-19 relief work to Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC. The Certificate of Appreciation was received on behalf of CMD, NHPC by Shri Harish Kumar, Executive Director (CSR), NHPC from Shri Kanwar Pal, Hon’ble Minister for Education, Govt. of Haryana today at Republic day celebrations at Gurugram on his behalf. During the celebrations, special programmes were also held at NHPC Residential Colony, Surjakund, Faridabad. The programme included a friendly 20-20 cricket match between NHPC Solar XI led by Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC and NHPC Wind Power XI led by Shri N.K. Jain, Director (Personnel), NHPC. A tug-o-war match and musical chairs game for the ladies was also organized during the programme which were thoroughly enjoyed by all present on the occasion.