JK News Today

Jammu, August 15:

“74th Independence Day” was celebrated with great enthusiasm on 15 August 2020 at Salal Power Station, Jyotipuram. The chief guest of the program, Shri N. Ram, Head of Power Station, hoisted the national flag and a CISF contingent paid Guard of Honor to the National Flag. In the wake of epidemic like COVID-19, ensuring the compliance of all the guidelines issued by the Government. It was organized in Administrative Building- in which the officials of Salal Power Station, CISF personnel and family members of employees participated.

The Head of Power Station addressed the gathering and congratulated the Independence Day. He remembered the immortal martyrs who sacrificed their lives to make Mother India independent. On this occasion, the Head of Power Station mentioned the achievements of NHPC. He said that NHPC is making significant contribution to the progress and development of the country by supplying power to 23 states of the country. Salal Power Station is playing its important role in the development of the country by generating more power than its rated capacity of 690 MW. He further stated that Salal Power Station has set new height by surpassing the last highest monthly generation record since its commissioning, by achieving monthly generation of   “532.72 MU” during the month of July 2020 which is surely a historic and remarkable achievement  For this, he congratulated the entire Salal team and hoped that in future also they will continue to work hard with full dedication.

Head of Power Station said that during this pandemic, while fulfilling our social responsibilities we have done many social works in various villages under CSR-SD scheme of NHPC. He also mentioned free medical camps organized in various villages by Salal Power Station.

On this occasion, the Corona Warriors were also honored by the Head of Power Station for meritorious services during the epidemic. These mainly include sweepers and contract workers engaged in essential services. The ceremony took place in a cordial atmosphere.

On the occasion of Independence Day, all the major buildings of Salal Power Station were lighted.