Construction of railway siding

Syllabus: Infrastructure


NHPC signs MoU with RITES, Ministry of Railways for construction of railway siding for Dibang Multipurpose Project, Arunachal Pradesh

NHPC Limited

  • India’s premier hydropower company, has signed an MoU with RITES, a Miniratna Schedule ‘A’ Central Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways,for construction of railway siding at Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, for NHPC’s 2,880 MW Dibang Multi Purpose Project.
  • The strategic partnership between NHPC and RITES complements the expertise of both organizations.
  • Leveraging its core strength, RITES, as a Project Management Consultant, will provide comprehensive and efficient solutions for developing rail infrastructure facilities for NHPC Dibang and other upcoming projects in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The MoU was signed at NHPC Corporate Office, Faridabad on 21stAugust 2023, by General Manager (Civil) Dibang and Executive Director, RITES in presence of Director (Projects) NHPC, Shri Biswajit Basu; Executive Director (Dibang), NHPC and the concerned Executive Director at Corporate Office, NHPC.

  • NHPC Limited is India’s premier Hydropower Company. NHPC’s total installed capacity is 7,097.2 MW of renewable power (including Wind & Solar), through its 25 power stations including 1,520 MW through subsidiaries.
  • RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category–I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, providing diversified services across sectors and wide geographical reach.

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