Mumbai, India: NTPC Ltd has provided financial support of Rs. 8 crores for relief, rehabilitation, and restoration work in the disaster-hit areas of Uttarakhand.
The project cost of Rs 22.5 Crores is jointly shared by seven power PSUs under CSR initiatives. The amount will be utilized for reconstruction and restoration work in government schools and health centers, which were devastated by unprecedented rain during October this year.
A cheque of Rs. 22.5 crore was presented by Shri R.K. Singh, Hon'ble Union Minister (Power, New & Renewable Energy) to Shri Dhan Singh Rawat, Hon'ble Minister for Education, Health and Disaster Management, Uttarakhand State, on behalf of all CPSEs of the power sector in the presence of Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Krishna Pal, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Power, Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary (Power), GOI were present on the occasion.
Hon'ble Minister appreciated the efforts of NTPC and CPSEs in the re-building disaster-hit Uttarakhand state.
Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, and senior NTPC officials attended the ceremony virtually.
As a responsible corporate citizen, NTPC is not only ensuring reliable and affordable power but also fulfilling its commitment towards society through its CSR initiatives.