New Delhi-14.09.2012: Sh. R.S.T. Sai, CMD, THDCIL received the prestigious Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award (Third position) for the year 2010-11 on the occasion of Hindi Diwas (14 September) from Sh. Pranab Mukharjee, the Hon'ble President of India, in a grandeur ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. It is pertinent to mention that THDCIL has received this award third time in a row. Earlier also the corporation was given this honour in the year 2008-09 & 2009-10. The award is given in recognition of excellence and the outstanding performance in the field of implementation of Rajbhasha Policy of the Govt. of India.
The Prize distribution ceremony was chaired by Sh. Sushilkumar Shinde, Hon'ble Union Home Minister. Sh. Jitendra Singh, Hon'ble MoS(Home Affairs), Govt. of India, Sh. Sharad Gupta, Secretary(Rajbhasha Department), Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI, and other senior officials of the various Ministries, Govt. Organizations & PSU's were present in the ceremony. On behalf of THDC India Limited Sh. A.S. Bisht, Director(Personnel), Sh. S.K. Biswas, General Manager(P&A), and Sh. A.K. Srivastav, Manager(Hindi), attended the programme.
THDC India Limited is a Joint Venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of U.P. Since the commissioning of its first project viz. Tehri Dam & Hydro Power Plant (Tehri HPP-1000 MW) a multipurpose project on the river Bhagirathi in 2006-07 and Koteshwar HEP (400 MW) in 2011-12, THDCIL is a profit making organization and one of the premier hydro power generators in the country bestowed with 'Mini Ratna-Category-I & Schedule 'A' Status. Corporation is also diversifying into other areas such as Thermal, Wind & Solar Energy and also engaged in Hydro Power Development at abroad.