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    Centre declares National Awards in Power sector


    PowergridJindal Power, Jaiprakash Power, Powergrid and NHPC will be honoured with national awards on June/3/2015 for their performance in the power sector. The government has chosen Jindal Power’s OP Jindal super thermal power project (unit 2) under gold category for 2013-14 under its comprehensive award scheme while Jaiprakash Power’s Baspa-II hydro plant will get the award for good performance. Powergrid Corp will receive the gold category award for transmission system availability and NHPC Nimmo Bazgo hydroelectric project under early completion category. Among the silver category winners, NTPC, Dadri, combined cycle gas turbine station and JSW Energy’s Toranagallu-II thermal power station will get awards for good performance of thermal power stations while Tata Power, Maharashtra will get an accolade for performance of distribution companies. Torrent Power will get bronze category award for performance of distribution companies along with NTPC Ramagundam and Korba super thermal power stations for performance of thermal plants. The awards are given under various categories including early completion and performance of nuclear, thermal and hydro projects, transmission system availability, performance of rural distribution franchisees and environment management. The government has chosen about 34 winners under the comprehensive award scheme.


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