A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between NHPC and the Indian Army for ‘Construction of underground caverns and semi-underground bunkers’ at various locations in India on turnkey basis on 25th April 2019 at NHPC Corporate Office, Faridabad. Shri Balraj Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, NHPC, Shri Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects), Shri N.K. Jain, Director (Personnel), Shri Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical) and Shri Ved Prakash, CVO from NHPC were present on the occasion along with other senior officers from NHPC and the Indian Army.
As per the MoU, NHPC shall be responsible for Design and Engineering, Civil Construction, Project Management and Execution of the Projects. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Lieutenant General Nav K. Khanduri, VSM on behalf of Indian Army and Shri Cherian Mathew, Executive Director, Renewable Energy and Consultancy on behalf of NHPC.