DVC to invest Rs 2200 Crore to boost Power Supply; expand transmission lines

— Focuses on quality generation, consumer welfare

by Ashis Sinha

Bokaro: Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is actively pursuing reliable power generation and supply. To enhance its electricity supply, DVC is contemplating a Rs 2200 crore investment in expanding its transmission lines nationwide, as stated by Chairman S. Suresh Kumar.

Addressing a ‘Customers Meet’ at the Hans Regency in Bokaro Steel City, Kumar emphasised DVC’s commitment to quality power generation, distribution and addressing consumer issues across the country.

DVC is striving to generate quality power and contribute to society and the nation’s welfare. Kumar highlighted the potential for expanding electricity generation and social services in the DVC command area, he said.

“We are taking necessary actions based on consumer feedback,” assured Kumar to DVC energy customers present at the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, M Raghuram, Member Technical, mentioned DVC’s goal of providing consumers with 24-hour electrical service, which requires cooperation from the country’s inhabitants. He also noted that DVC currently has an adequate coal supply and plays a significant role in power generation and distribution in the country.

Member Secretary John Mathai highlighted DVC’s role in providing electricity domestically and internationally and its contribution to India’s progress and society since independence. He emphasised DVC’s efforts in societal advancement through power generation, education, and health.

Member Finance, Arup Sarkar linked DVC’s progress with the nation’s and society’s upliftment, stating, “DVC can contribute to the economic and social prosperity of the country and society.”

During the meeting, the Chairman presented mementos to representatives of Kolkata Carbide, Maihar Alloys, Sundaram Steel Pvt. Ltd., and Siyaji Industries for being the best electricity consumers.

Hundreds of electricity consumers attended the event and praised DVC’s initiatives.

Executive Director, Finance, Sanjeev Srivastava explained DVC’s functioning system and encouraged consumers to support each other.

Besides others Executive Director Dinesh Kumar Singh, Rajesh Kumar, Anjani Dubey, Subhash Singh, Manoj Kumar Thakur, Avijit Ghosh, and Rajeev Ranjan Sinha were present in the meet.



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