National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC) recruitment is a Hydropower generation company. The company was established in the year 1975. The NHPC is a Mini- Ratna Category-I enterprise of the Govt. of India. The company has a share capital of Rs. 2,000 million. The PSU (NHPCL) stresses on an overall development of Hydroelectric power through rigorous planning, promoting and organizing the projects. With its efficient groundwork and accelerating organizational methods has helped the company rank among the top premier organizations in the country. The company oversees to achieve excellence in the development of clean power at international standards and to execute and operate projects through forethought and competent contract management.

Major Projects Handled

The execution of both the Hydroelectric projects i.e., salal stage I Baira Siul and Loktak Hydroelectric Plant has been commissioned successfully by NHPC. Previously these projects were handled by Central Hydroelectric Project Construction and Control Board. In its achievements,, is included major project completions. To name a few, the company has handled 5 projects with an installed capacity of 89.35 MW on turnkey basis. As to its current progress, NHPC limited has become the largest organization for hydropower development in India.

Job Prospects with NHPC

The company has various job prospects for the candidates who want to join the company as an employee and work dedicatedly to achieve goals and objectives of the company. The NHPC has a career section on its official website where the company introduces the numerous job vacancies for the interested and eligible candidates. Some are listed below:

  • Trainee Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Management Trainees
  • Mechanics
  • Computer Operator, etc

For every recruitment, it releases the eligibility criteria for the candidates who are willing to do a job in NHPC. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post before applying for it.

The Ongoing Projects in NHPC

NHPC is involved in the 3 projects aggregating to a total capacity of 3130 MW. The company has an urge to provide Hydropower throughout the country. The NHPC Limited presently has an installation base of 6667 MW from 21 hydropower stations on ownership basis which includes the projects that were taken up in the Joint venture.

Under Construction Projects

Right now the company is engaged in 3 projects in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and Jammu and Kashmir.

Particulars Parbati- II Subansiri (Lower) Kishanganga
Location Distt. Kullu, Himachal Pradesh Located in Lower Subansiri in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam Village Kralpore near Bandipora in Baramulla District of Jammu & Kashmir
Approach Nearest Rail Head – Kiratpur & Nearest Airport – Bhunter (Kullu) Nearest Rail Head is Nagaon & Nearest Airport is Guwahati Nearest Railhead – Jammu (370 Km.). Nearest Airport- Srinagar (70 Km.)
Capacity 4 x 200 MW 2000 MW (8×250 MW) 330 MW (3 x 110 MW)
Design Energ 3108.66 MU (90% dependable year) 7421 MU ( 90% dependable year) 1350 MUs (in a 90% dependable year)
Beneficiary States H.P., Delhi, J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, U.P & Union Territory of Chandigarh. 1350 MUs (in a 90% dependable year)
Project Cost Rs. 3919.59 Crores Rs.6285.33 Crores J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Union Territory of Chandigarh & Delhi
Date of Commercial Operation (COD) December 2018 (Now Anticipated) December 2018 (Anticipated) 7 years from date of Government Sanction i.e. by November 2016 (Anticipated)

Future Plans of NHPC

NHPC has already planned its projects that it shall be taking the responsibility of in the coming future. To give you a glimpse of some of its future plans. Lets take us take a look at what the company is planning. According to the official data available, the company has planned a set course in which is included working on adding about 6,000 MW of hydropower capacity to develop the hydropower plants in India. Further, its main thrust is upon adding about 1702 MW of hydropower capacity plants during 12th Plan period of which 1372 MW has already been completed.

Ongoing Recruitment in NHPC

The NHPC is looking for the interested and young candidates for the various posts that are mentioned below. All the details regarding the recruitment have been posted on the official website of the company at nhpcindia.com Candidates can apply for the post in accordance with the eligibility criteria for the post. The link to APPLY for the concerned posts is available here.

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