Nation’s Role in Net-Zero Emission Goals
R. K. Vishnoi, Chairman and Managing Director, THDC India Limited
informed about the pivotal developments during the Energy Conclave held on 05 th December 2023 at
Dehradun. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Sh. Pushkar Singh Dhami granted the
responsibility for the development and commissioning of five Hydro Electric projects totalling 1719
MW in Uttarakhand to THDCIL-UJVNL Energy Company Limited, a joint venture company between
THDC India Limited and UJVNL.
Notable projects include the Mori Hanol Hydro Electric Project (63 MW) in Uttarkashi, Urthing Sobla
Hydro Electric Project (280 MW) in Pithoragarh, Bogudiyar Sarkari Bhyol Hydro Electric Project (146
MW) in Pithoragarh, Pungarh-Matiyala Pump Storage Plant (600 MW) in Tehri-Garhwal and
Jaspalgarh Pump Storage Plant (630 MW) in Pauri-Garhwal in Uttarakhand.
The allotment letters were formally received by Sh. Bhupender Gupta, Director(Technical), THDC
India Limited, from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Sh. Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Sh. Vishnoi further informed that, upon completion, these projects will contribute 1719 MW of clean
energy, with a substantial investment of ₹17,000 crores and the creation of approximately 900
This significant announcement underscores the commitment of THDCIL and UJVNL to fortify the
nation’s energy sector. Furthermore, the emphasis on clean energy aligns with the global efforts
toward achieving net-zero emission targets, highlighting the pivotal role these projects play in
advancing sustainable and environmentally responsible energy solutions.