New SJVN CMD Geeta Kapur Meets Himachal Chief Secretary, Discusses Projects and Solar Push
New SJVN CMD Meets Himachal Chief Secretary, Discusses Projects and Solar Push
Shimla, February 6, 2024: Smt. Geeta Kapur, the newly appointed Chairman & Managing Director of SJVN, met with Sh. Prabodh Saxena, Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh, today.
Project Updates and Support: The meeting primarily focused on SJVN’s operations in the state. Smt. Kapur apprised the Chief Secretary about the company’s portfolio, current performance, and the status of ongoing projects. She emphasized the positive impact these projects have on the state’s socio-economic development and solicited the government’s continued support for their smooth execution.
Pradhan Mantri Suryodaya Yojana: Ms. Kapur also discussed the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Suryodaya Yojana (Rooftop Solar Scheme) in Himachal Pradesh. SJVN has been designated as the nodal agency for this initiative, alongside Punjab and Arunachal Pradesh.
Ambitious Growth Plans: Staying true to the company’s vision, Smt. Kapur reiterated SJVN’s commitment to achieving its “New Mission” of 12,000 MW by 2026. Furthermore, she emphasized the “Shared Vision” of reaching 25,000 MW by 2030 and ultimately scaling up to 50,000 MW by 2040.
This meeting signifies SJVN’s continued focus on growth and collaboration with the Himachal Pradesh government to contribute to the state’s development and clean energy goals.