NHPC Limited, India’s largest hydropower development organization, participated in 91st Annual Meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD 2023), held in Gothenburg, Sweden from 11th to 15th June, 2023. The NHPC delegation presented several papers and posters on critical issues faced by hydropower developers, which were highly appreciated by the participants. The topics on which NHPC presented papers included issues pertaining to management and safety of dams, seepage control measures, seismic aspects and repair and rehabilitation of dams.
NHPC’s capabilities in field of hydropower development were showcased in a special pavilion at the event. NHPC officials also participated in discussions of ICOLD Technical committee on Sedimentation and shared their experience of sediment management for projects in cascade.
NHPC has been highly benefitted with the overall exposure and experience gained by its senior officers through participation in this prestigious event.
The NHPC delegation was led by Director (Finance), R.P.Goyal and Director (Projects), Biswajit Basu. The other members of the delegation included Executive Director M.G. Gokhale, Group General Manager Raghvendra Gupta, General Manager Manjusha Mishra, General Manager Manoj Kumar Singh, General Manager R.M.A Khan, Deputy General Manager Dinesh, Deputy General Manager Sunil J. Ganvir, Senior Manager Pradeep Garnayak, Senior Manager Mainak Ghosh, Senior Manager Pallavi Khanna and Manager Varun Agarwal.