Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam, better known as SJVN, is an Indian public sector undertaking involved in hydroelectric power generation and transmission. It was incorporated in 1988 as Nathpa Jhakri Power Corporation, a joint venture between Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh.[3][4] The company has a total operating hydropower capacity of 1912 MW through its two hydropower plants—Nathpa Jhakri and Rampur. In addition, it has an installed capacity of 97.6 MW of wind power and 6.9 MW of solar power.[5][6]

BSE: 533206
IndustryHydroelectric power
Key people
Nand Lal Sharma (Chairman & MD)[1]
OwnerGovernment of India (59.92%)
Government of Himachal Pradesh (26.85%)[2]

Apart from India, SJVN also has under-construction hydroelectric projects in Nepal and Bhutan.[7][8][9]

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  1. ^ "SJVN to invest Rs 35K cr in 5 yrs". The Tribune. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  2. ^ "SJVN Ltd" (PDF). HDFC Securities. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  3. ^ Mishra, Twesh (7 December 2018). "NTPC eyes centre's stake in SJVN in a bid to boost non-thermal portfolio". Business Line. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  4. ^ Singh, Sarita (10 December 2018). "SJVN (Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam): Centre looks to sell SJVN stake without Himachal approval". The Economic Times. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  5. ^ "SJVN bags 200 MW solar power project of Rs 1,000 cr in Bihar". Business Today. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  6. ^ "SJVN Hydro Power Station generates highest ever power in July". Business Line. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Nepal signs USD 1.3 billion mega-deal with India's SJVN to develop 679 MW Lower Arun Hydropower project". The Tribune. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  8. ^ "SJVN to invest ₹7,000 crore in commissioning Nepal's Bhakra Dam". mint. 28 September 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  9. ^ Haidar, Suhasini (29 June 2020). "India, Bhutan sign pact for first joint venture hydropower project". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 August 2021.