Rishikesh- 28.12.2022: “4th Ranking and Open Canoe Sprint Senior (Men & Women) Championships” at Tehri Lake inaugurated by R. K. Singh, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, Govt. Of India and Pushkar Singh Dhami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand today at ITBP Campus, Koti Colony, Tehri-Garhwal.
During the occasion, Hon’ble MoP said that all organizations should fully adopt at least one sport which will boost the sporting culture in India. He further said that a world-class sports training academy will be developed in Tehri. During the event, Hon’ble CM Uttarakhand said that hosting this event in Tehri will contribute to building the national image of Tehri dam at the national level. During the occasion, Hon’ble MP (Rajya Sabha) Naresh Bansal, Hon’ble MLA Tehri, Kishor Upadhyay, Hon’ble MLA Pratap Nagar, Vikram Sing Negi, Hon’ble MLA Devprayag, Vinod Kandari, Chairman District Council Tehri-Garhwal, Sona Sajwan along with Secretary Energy, GOUK, R. Meenakshi Sundaram, President, India Kayaking and Canoeing Association (IKCA), Sh. Prashant Kushwaha were present on the dice.
R. K. Vishnoi, CMD, THDCIL delivered welcome address while Dr. D. K. Singh, Secretary General, Uttarakhand Olympic Association gave the vote of thanks. Sh. J. Behera, Director (Finance), Sh. L. P. Joshi, ED(PSP), Sh. U. K. Saxena, ED(Tehri-Complex) and Dr. A. N. Tripathy, AGM (HR&A and CC) were also present during the occasion.It is to mention that THDC India Limited in collaboration with the Kayaking and Canoeing Association of Uttarakhand , Indian Olympic Association, Uttarakhand Olympic Association and ITBP as technical partner is organizing 4th Ranking and Open Canoe Sprint Senior (Men & Women) Championships, (Tehri Water Sports Cup) from 28 th December to 30 th December 2022.
Today, THDCIL is one of the premier power generators in the country with installed capacity of 1587 MW with commissioning of Tehri Dam & HPP (1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW) in Uttarakhand,Wind Power Projects of 50MW at Patan & 63MW at Dwarka in Gujarat, 24MW Dhukwan Small Hydro Project, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh and 50 MW Solar Power Project at Kasaragod, Kerala to its credit.