A high level delegation from Czech Republic led by Czech Industry & Trade Minister Mr. Martin Kocurek met Minister of State for Power Shri K.C. Venugopal in New Delhi today. The delegation consisting of three Ministers of Czech Republic and officials and heads of industries of the country appreciated the capacity addition efforts of the Ministry of Power. They showed keen interest in availing opportunities opened up in power sector as a result of capacity addition measures taken up by the Ministry of Power.
Shri K.C. Venugopal apprised the delegation about the opportunities available in power sector, especially related to manufacturing of Main Plant and Balance of Plant equipment. The Minister also asked Czech companies to avail consultancy services from Indian Power Sector Corporations in the transmission sector. He also apprised them of the credible and cost effective testing & certification facilities available in India which can be accessed by foreign electrical equipment manufacturers.
Apart from the Minister of State for Power, Shri Asok Lavasa, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power, other senior officials of the Ministry and senior executives from NTPC, Power Grid & Central Electricity Authority attended the meeting.