Sh. Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN took stock of the situation in the state due to incessant rainfall since the last two days.
Taking swift action, Sh. Nand Lal Sharma held meetings through video conference to review the preparations at 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station & 412 Rampur Hydro Power Station for ensuring the safety of men and material. Sh. Sharma also reviewed the status of under construction 210 MW Luhri Stage -I HEP, 382 MW Sunni Dam HEP ,66 MW Dhaulasidh HEP in Himachal Pradesh and 60 MW Naitwar Mori HEP in Uttarakhand. The level of rivers on which these projects are located has increased manifold.
Sh. Nand Lal Sharma said that our priority is to ensure the safety of the people. He directed the Head of Projects to constitute High-Level Committees, to closely monitor the situation at the areas around the projects. He further instructed concerned officials to take immediate proactive actions in case any emergency arises due to inclement rainfall.
Sh. Nand Lal Sharma urged the people to follow the Advisories issued by Local Administrations and to stay away from the rivers and rivulets. He further advised people to check weather updates before travelling as the weather forecast has predicted more heavy rainfall in the next few days.