Powergrid provides financial assistance in Uttarakhand
This amount is part of the total CSR assistance of Rs 22.5 crore jointly provided by the Power Sector CPSEs of the Ministry of Power.
PowerGrid Corporation of India
New Delhi: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has provided financial assistance of Rs 3.5 crore for relief, rehabilitation, and restoration work in the disaster-hit areas of Uttarakhand under its CSR initiative. This amount is part of the total CSR assistance of Rs 22.5 crore jointly provided by the Power Sector CPSEs of the Ministry of Power. The amount shall be utilised for reconstruction and restoration work in government schools and health centers, which were devastated by unprecedented rains in October 2021. Union Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy, Shri R. K. Singh, handed over a cheque to Shri Dhan Singh Rawat, Hon'ble Minister of State for Disaster Management, Uttarakhand, on behalf of all CPSEs of Power Sector in presence of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Power, Shri Krishna Pal and other senior officers. Chairman and Managing Director, POWERGRID, Shri K. Sreekant and other senior officials attended the ceremony through virtual mode. As a responsible corporate citizen, POWERGRID has not only been ensuring reliable transmission of power, but is also committed towards society through its CSR activities.