The Hon’ble President of India conferred highly prestigious SCOPE Meritorious Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and Responsiveness to Sh. R.S.T. Sai, CMD, THDCIL in a function here in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 13.04.2012. The Meritorious Awards in Specialized Fields are given by SCOPE in the areas of economy and other segment of Corporate governance. The Gold Trophy and Certificate is given for direct engagement in meaningful CSR activities that would generate sustainable livelihood and promote conservation of nature.
Earlier a strong Panel of Jury chaired by justice Sh. P.N. Bhagwati (former Chief Justice of India) announced this award in March 2012.
Since the commissioning of Tehri HPP (1000 MW) in the year 2006-07 and commissioning of all four units of Koteshwar HEP in March 2012, THDCIL has generated 16543.71 MU approximately till 31.03.2012.
Energy generation target of 4145 MU has been set for the Year 2012-13. THDC India Ltd., has contributed 1000 MW in Xth Five Year plan from Tehri HPP and with the commissioning of Koteshwar HEP it has contributed 400 MW in XIth Five Year Plan in Hydel Sector. THDCIL also has plans to increase its installed capacity to 2400 MW by the end of XIIth plan.
THDCIL is a joint venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of UP and one of the premier profit making hydro power generator in the country with commissioning of Tehri & Koteshwar Dam to its credit and is bestowed with 'Mini Ratna-Category-I & Schedule 'A' status.