About Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd:
Uttarakhand is renowned for its scenic beauty and rivers. India's two major rivers viz. Ganga and Yamuna start their journey from here. Besides these two rivers, Uttarakhand has a large network of rivers and canal which provides an immense scope for hydropower energy. One of the first hydro-power station in India was commissioned at Galogi in 1907. More power stations were subsequently developed over a period of time.12th February, 2001- A new dawn in the Power Sector of Uttarakhand when UJVNL came into existence, with some promises to keep with the home state, to emerge as a Power Major and to make the state, so called "Urja Pradesh".