JK News Today

Jammu, March 12:

Director (Technical, NHPC )    Y.K. Chaubey has  asked  the Kiru hydro-electric project team of engineers and personnel  to maintain the speed of their work and divert the river  Chenab soon after the monsoon season is over , so that the project meets its scheduled target.

Chaubey  was on a two-day visit of the CVPPPL projects in Kishtwar  district of Jammu and Kashmir that concluded on Thursday . Kiru is a run of the river project on Chenab, mighty river in J&K.

A.K.Chaudhary, MD,CVPPPL, Kesav Desmukh, ED (D&E), NHPC ltd,  Rajan Kumar, CGM (RO, Jammu) ,NHPC ltd along with  senior officers  of CVPPPL accompanied Chaubey  during the visit.

Chaubey, visited Kiru projectand took a stock of progress of works of ongoing work fronts like Diversion tunnel, MAT, APST, VT & Dam site. He lauded the efforts of CVPPPL in day lighting the Diversion tunnel ahead of schedule and advised to maintain the tempo to divert the River soon after ensuing monsoon season to start Concrete Dam works.

On way to Power house site of Pakal Dul Project, Chaubey took a view of locations of major components of Kwar  hydro-electric project , he reviewed progress of works of Power House Cavern, Transformer Hall cavern, Bus Ducts, Approach road to Surge Shaft top, Surge Shaft Road tunnel, Valve House, HRT-TBM platform area and advised to put in more efforts to complete the activities within stipulated time frame.

On 11.3.2021, the Dam site of 1000 MW Pakaldul H.E project at Drangduran was visited by  Chaubey during which progress of works of Diversion tunnel inlet portal, invert lining of DT, surface spillway, tunnel spillway, Intake were reviewed.

Chaubey  also interacted with respective executing agencies of works packages and advised to ensure completion of works as per schedule.