SJVN awarded Golden Peacock award

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Shimla, Jan 22 (UNI) The Satluj Vidyut Jal Nigam (SJVN) has again been awarded the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for eco innovations and environment management activities in its 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakhari and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Power projects.

The SJVN was honoured for practising the required enviornment management policies for upgrading ecological balance in the project vicinity, an official spokesman said in a release here.

He said the award was handed over to its Chairman cum Managing Director H K Sharma by Haryana Governor A R Kidwai and former chief justice P N Bhagwati at Dew Delhi recently.

The environment friendly policies implemented for ecological balance in both the power projects have helped it get the award, he said.

Besides, the SJVN had designated four dumping sites to dispose the muck with retaining walls and terracing, the spokesman added.

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