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SJVNL presents Rs 52.75 cr dividend to Himachal Govt

| | Shimla | in Chandigarh

The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) on Wednesday presented a cheque of Rs 52.75 crore to Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a dividend.

Singh said that power sector was one of the important sectors for revenue generation in the State. There was vast potential of hydroelectric generation available in Himachal and the State Government was according topmost priority to harness this potential, which would go a long way in strengthening the economy of the State. He added that out of 27,436 MW potential available in the State, the State has so far harnessed 10,351 MW.

Singh said that the State Government had taken various major decisions to give boost to the power sector, which also includes various incentives to the power producers. Transport Minister GS Bali, senior officers of the SJVNL were also present on the occasion. 




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