The Company -THDCIL

THDC India Limited, a Joint Venture of Govt. of India and Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, is a Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India (GoI) and registered as a Public Limited Company in July-88 under the Companies Act, 1956. The Equity of company is shared between GoI and GoUP in the ratio of 75 : 25. THDCIL was conferred ‘Mini Ratna–Category-I Status in Oct-09 and up-graded to Schedule ‘A’ PSU in July-10 by the Govt. of India.
THDCIL was constituted with the sole objective to develop, operate & maintain the 2400 MW Tehri Hydro Power Complex and other Hydro projects.  The 2400 MW Tehri Hydro Power Complex comprises of (1) Tehri Dam & HPP (1000 MW), (2) Koteshwar HEP (400 MW)  (3) Tehri PSP (1000 MW).
The Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company has been modified on 31st Aug-2010 to reflect the current business reality of projects outside Bhagirathi valley. The object clause of Company has been amended to incorporate development of Conventional / Non-conventional / Renewable sources of Energy and River Valley Projects.
Presently, THDCIL has a portfolio of 13 projects (Hydro, Thermal, Wind & Solar), totaling to an installed capacity of 5,539 MW, which includes 1513 MW Operational and balance under various stages of development / implementation.  In addition, a number of Projects in the country are in the business development stage.
The Corporation has grown into a multi-Project Organization, with Projects spread over various States as well as neighbouring country, Bhutan.
The 1000 MW Tehri HPP was commissioned by THDCIL in 2006-07. The Tehri HPP (1000 MW) is a multipurpose project, providing electricity to the Northern Region, Irrigation benefits to Uttar Pradesh, and Drinking Water to NCT of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.  Due to regulated releases from the Tehri storage reservoir, the existing downstream Hydro projects of the State are also benefitted by way of augmentation in generation at no additional cost to them.
The 400 MW Koteshwar HEP, downstream of Tehri was commissioned in 2011-12. The 1000 MW Tehri Pumped Storage Plant, which is under construction and scheduled to be commissioned in June-22, would utilize the Tehri and Koteshwar reservoirs as the upper and lower reservoir.
The 24 MW Dhukwan Small Hydro Project on Betwa river in Uttar Pradesh has been commissioned on 20.12.19.  However, for Commercial Operation (COD) matter has been taken up with UPERC/UPPCL.
THDCIL is also implementing 444 MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project (VPHEP) on the river Alaknanda in Uttarakhand, that is scheduled to be commissioned in Dec’22. In addition, various Hydro Projects of THDCIL are under Survey & Investigation / DPR preparation stage.

Government of UP has allotted Khurja Super Thermal Power Project (2 X 660 MW) in Distt. Bulandshahar to THDCIL for implementation. Govt. of India has accorded investment approval for Khurja STPP for Rs. 11084.42 Cr. and Amelia Coal Mine for Rs. 1587.16 Cr. on 7th March-19. Hon’ble Prime Minister has also laid foundation stone of the Project on 9th March-19. With award of major packages, construction works at Site is in progress.
Towards diversification of the company into Renewable Energy areas, THDCIL has commissioned 50 MW Wind Power Plant at Distt. Patan, Gujarat in June-16 and 63 MW Wind Power Plant at Devbhumi Dwarka, Gujarat in Mar-17.
THDCIL and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has signed an MOU on 13.02.2015 for setting up 250 MW Solar PV Projects in India. A Tripartite agreement amongst SECI, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and THDCIL has signed on 31.03.2015 for development of 50 MW Solar Project at District Kasargod, Kerala. Power Sale Agreement has signed between KSEB & THDCIL on 16.01.2019. Land use Agreement and Implementation Agreement were also signed between THDCIL and RPCKL on 07.02.2019.  The work of 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Power Plant in district Kasargod, Kerala has been awarded to M/s Tata Power Solar System Limited on 08.08.2019. Project is scheduled to be commissioned by May’2020.
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has also allotted THDCIL to develop 1800 MW Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Parks through SPV/JVC in the state of Uttar Pradesh and 1500 MW in Rajasthan. THDCIL is in the process of formation of SPV/JVC with the agencies of respective state Govts and identification of suitable land.
Government of Maharashtra has entrusted Pumped Storage Scheme (PSS) namely; Malshej Ghat (700 MW) to the Joint Venture of THDCIL & NPCIL for updation of DPR and subsequent implementation, if found viable. DPR for Malshej Ghat has already been submitted. Implementation Agreement is to be signed with Govt.of Maharashtra, for which consent of GoMH is awaited.
Under India-Bhutan Co-operation in Hydro Sector development, MoP allotted two Projects namely; Sankosh Storage Project (2560 MW) for updation of DPR and Bunakha HEP (180 MW) in Bhutan for up-dation of DPR and subsequent implementation on Inter-governmental Authority Model / JV with Bhutanese PSUs. THDCIL has updated DPR of Sankosh HEP (2585 MW) and Bunakha HEP (180- MW) in Bhutan. Modalities for execution of Sankosh HEP and Bunakha HEP are under process.
Further, THDCIL has also diversified to provide specialized Consultancy services in the Power Sector.

  • Tehri Dam has been conferred the Prestigious award of “International Milestone Project”  of International Commission of Large Dam (ICOLD) in Oct.’2009 at China, considering the uniqueness  of its design and construction features.
  • Koteshwar HEP has been conferred the “PMI India Best Project Award” of the year in long term duration (More than 3 years) category in 2011-12.
  • Koteshwar HEP has won the prestigious “5th CIDC Vishwakarma Award-2013”.
  • Koteshwar project adjudged winner in Category “Best Construction Project” among more than 70 submissions from all sectors under this category.
  • THDCIL has been conferred the “Power Line Award” in the category of 'Best Performing Generation Company (in Hydro Sector)’ in May,2012.
  • THDCIL has been conferred “SCOPE Meritorious Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and Responsiveness” in April,2012.
  • THDCIL has been conferred with the Gold Trophy Citation under prestigious “SCOPE Award for Excellence” for outstanding contribution to the Public Sector Management for the year 2013-14 in the Institutional Category II (Mini Ratna I & II PSEs).
  • Tehri HPP (1000 MW) has been awarded with  Award of “Best Maintained Project” by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) on 29th Dec., 2016.
  • THDCIL has been conferred with prestigious “HR Gold Award for Training Excellence in 2018-19” from Ek Kaam Desh Ke Naam, a renowned NGO.
  • THDCIL has received “CSR Innovation and Leadership Award 2019” by PHD Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi.
  • “CBIP Award 2019” was also presented to THDCIL for “Best Performing Utility in Hydro Power Sector”.
  • CBIP has selected Tehri Dam & HPP as “Best Maintained Hydro Power Project” and award shall be presented soon.
  • For implementation of Telemedicine Initiative in remote locations of Tehri District, THDCIL and DM(Tehri) has been conferred with “E-Governance Award” by GoI in 2019.   
  • THDCIL has also been conferred with “Award for Social Media for PR & Branding” by Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) at its 43rd  All India Public Relations Conference held at Dehradun.
  • THDC India Limited (THDCIL) has been conferred with “Rajbhasha Kirti Award (Second)” for its outstanding contribution in the field of promotion of official language (Hindi) in the financial year 2018-19.
 ISO Certification:
THDCIL has obtained following ISO Certification –
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certification (Quality Management System).
  • ISO 14001-2015 Certification (Environment Management System).
  • ISO 18001:2007 Certification (Occupational Health and Safety Management System for Corporate Office, Rishikesh, Tehri HPP, Tehri PSP, Koteshwar HEP, Vishnugad Pipalkoti HEP and Dhukwan SHP.