New Delhi: NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh on 10.09.2020 through Video-conference for R&D collaboration.
The MoA was signed by Shri R.R. Yadav, GM (Incharge), R&D Division, NHPC and Dr. Surender S. Saini, Sr. Principal Scientist & Head (BDPM), CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh in the presence of Shri Y.K. Chaubey, Director (Technical), NHPC, and Prof. S.A. Ramakrishna, Director, CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh.
The agreement details the terms and conditions, modalities for providing research, development and consultancy services by CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh in its areas of expertise to NHPC as mutually agreed.
Each assignment under the MOA given by NHPC to CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh will be considered in the form of individual project and the terms and conditions for the same would be finalized on case to case basis.
Speaking about the importance of this collaboration, Shri Y.K. Chaubey, Director (Tech), NHPC, said, “We are entering into this partnership for research areas of application of remote sensing at different stage of project development, monitoring system for online measurement of turbine efficiency and study of reservoir triggered seismicity due to Hydro power projects.”
Speaking about the MoA, Prof. S.A. Ramakrishna, Director, CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh, said, “I am very happy that NHPC has come with the shared vision and this collaboration will help in finding solutions to the practical problems of hydropower sector through scientific research by NHPC and CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh.”
Posted Date : 11-09-20