THDC India Limited

Summary

THDC India Limited (Formerly Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Limited), is under the ownership of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, Ministry of Power, Government of India. It was incorporated in July’88 to develop, operate and maintain the Tehri Hydro Power Complex and other Hydro Projects. THDC India Limited is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise.[1] Present CMD of the corporation is Shri R.K Vishnoi.

THDC India Limited
TypeSubsidiary of National Thermal Power Corporation
IndustryHydro-electric Power
Founded12 July 1988
HeadquartersRishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
Key people
Sh. R. K. Vishnoi
(Chairman & MD)
ProductsElectricity Power Generation
OwnerNational Thermal Power Corporation Limited, Ministry of Power, Government of India
Websitewww.thdc.co.in

At present the company has four power plants in operation namely Tehri Dam (1000 MW), Koteshwar Dam (400 MW), 50 MW Wind project in Patan (Gujarat) and 63 MW Wind project in Dwarka (Gujarat). In addition, more than 10 projects are under various stages of construction. Tehri PSP (1000 MW) and Vishnugad-Pipalkoti HEP (444 MW) are in advance stage and are expected to commission by 2024. THDCIL has also ventured in to thermal power generation with its 1320 MW Thermal Power project coming up near Dussehera village which is near to Khurja, District Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.The project is at advanced stage and is expected to be commissioned by 2024.

THDC signed MOU with Government of Rajasthan to develop 10,000 MW solar parks in the state. THDC is also entrusted to develop 1200 MW Kalia-II and 1750 MW Demwe(Lower) HEP in Lohit basin of Arunachal Pradesh.

NTPC Limited takeoverEdit

On 21 November 2019, the Government of India approved the take over of THDC India Limited by NTPC Limited.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.thdc.gov.in/english/Scripts/Lookingahead_Futureplan.aspx[dead link]
  2. ^ "Press Releases | NTPC".