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Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam- a public sector enterprise owning Asia’s biggest hydro-power station Nathpa Jhakri on Satluj basin - has declared dividend of Rs 330.93 crore to post a record profit of Rs 1156.20 crore during 2010-11 against Rs 1,017.47 crore last year.

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) – a public sector enterprise owning Asia’s biggest hydro-power station Nathpa Jhakri (1500 MW) on Satluj basin – has declared dividend of Rs 330.93 crore to post a record profit of Rs 1156.20 crore during 2010-11 against Rs 1,017.47 crore last year.

Despite frequent shut downs at the project,due to excess silt in the river water,the total income from the sale of power has risen to Rs 1,955.83 crore in 2010-11 as against Rs 1,908.73 crore last year.

Addressing a press conference after company’s annual general meeting here,chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) RP Singh said,“The plant set a new record of running at 103 per cent capacity and generating 2,650 million units of power alone between April and June 2011”.

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