PFC in pact with NHPC to lend funds for the development of hydro projects
To also, provide funds for NHPC’s acquisition of stressed projects
New Delhi: Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NHPC Ltd. to lend funds for the development of Hydro Projects by NHPC. PFC will also provide financial assistance for the acquisition of stressed projects.
NHPC, a Schedule-AMiniratna Category-I CPSE, is engaged in development ofhydropower in India and has also diversified into Solar & Wind Power. NHPC also providesconsultancy services to Hydro Power and Renewable Energy Projects.
Shri Subir Saha, Executive Director (Projects- SR, ER&NER, CSP&C), signed the MoU on behalf of PFC while Shri V. K. Maini, ED (Strategy, BD & Consultancy) signed on behalf of NHPC Ltd.on 24th August 2021. The MoU was signed in the presence of Shri P. K. Singh, Director (Commercial) & Addl. Charge (Projects), PFC, Sh. R. R. Jha, (ED-In-charge Projects), Shri. Manoj Sharma, ED (L&D),Shri Praveen Verma, SGM (L&D) and Shri.Nitin Kumar, GM (Central Sector Unit), PFC.
The signing of the MoU will further bolster the long-standing association between PFC and NHPC and will herald a transformational opportunity between the two organizations. The association will also serve to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer, contributing to sustainable development initiatives in the country.