Hindustan Zinc, among the worlds largest and India’s only producer of Silver and Zinc has added another feather to its cap. HZL’s Dariba Captive Power Plant (CPP) has become the proud recipient of the Water Optimization Award 2019.
The plant received felicitation for the Best Water Efficient Plant (=< 500MW Capacity Category) and was awarded the first prize in the category. Alok Perti – Former Secretary of Coal, Government of India and Anil Razdan, former Secretary of Power, Government of India presented the award to Naman Kamboj, Operations Department, Dariba CPP at the recently concluded Water Optimisation Conference and Awards 2019 event held at New Delhi on 3 May 2019. Dariba CPP was among the 25 entries for this award.
Dariba CPP is the only plant in India that operates on 100% STP generated water, thereby saving fresh water intake from nearby dams.