Government of HP, NTPC and NHPC sign MoU for Hydro Engineering College

Q.  Government of Himachal Pradesh along with which companies has signed an MoU for setting up the Hydro Engineering College?
- Published on 01 Aug 16

a. NTPC Ltd
c. Both a and b
d. Neither a nor b

ANSWER: Both a and b
Government of Himachal Pradesh, NTPC Limited and NHPC have signed an MoU for establishing a Hydro Engineering College in the state of Himachal Pradesh to promote technical education in the state.
  • NTPC and NHPC are committed to contribute INR 37.50 crore (totalling INR 75 crore) in the first tranche for establishing the Hydro Engineering College in Badla District Bilaspur, HP.
  • NTPC and NHPC will consider to release INR 12.5 crore each (total INR 25 crore) in the second tranche.
  • NTPC and NHPC will contribute INR 2.5 crore each (total INR 5 crore) per year for 5 years towards operating expenses.
  • NTPC, NHPC and Ministry of Power, GoI will be represented in the Governing Body of the College which will have affiliation with the Himachal Pradesh Technical University.

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