Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated Kishanganga Hydro Power Station (330 MW) of NHPC to the nation. Event was held at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre, Srinagar in the presence of N N Vohra, Governor, J&K, Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of J&K, Central Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Dr Jitendra Singh and R K Singh. From the State of Jammu & Kashmir, Kavinder Gupta, Deputy Chief Minister, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Minister for Power Development, Nazir Ahmed Khan, Dy Speaker, Dr Farooq Abdullah, MP and Muzaffar Hussain Baig, MP along with Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Secretary (Power), Government of India, Balraj Joshi, CMD, NHPC, Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects), NHPC, N K Jain, Director (Personnel), NHPC, M K Mittal, Director (Finance), NHPC, Senior Central & State Govt. officers and other senior officers from NHPC were also present on the occasion.
Prime Minister complimented the entire team of Kishanganga Hydro Power Station for braving extreme weather conditions and surpassing geographical and geological conditions and termed the commissioning of the Power Station, as a major step towards meeting power requirements of J&K and other states. The Prime Minister thanked all concerned for their support in completion of Kishanganga Power Station.