Shri A. N. Jha, Secretary (MoEF) Ministry of Environment & Forest referred to the dilemma of NTPC as a responsible Power Generator to find ways of providing power to feed the development needs of 1.2 billion people of India and also ensuring minimum damage the environment while inaugurating NTPC’s Third International Technical Summit “Redefining Power Generation Landscape.” Shri Jha said Technology holds the prime space in all development initiatives and is the most appropriate theme. He praised NTPC’s contribution for improving the Carbon sink by planting 1 crore saplings.
In all, 275 papers have been received for the Summit, out of these 71 papers have been selected for Presentation, which includes 41 International papers from developed countries of the world. All papers have been summarised in Compendium released during inauguration ceremony. Conference is largely paperless with all technical papers received and processed electronically and Compendium released in the electronic format for all the delegates.