Undertakings, Assets, Liabillities, Proceedings and Personnel) Scheme Rules1996 and Amendment Rules 1997.It is a Govt. of Odisha Undertaking andwas incorporated on 21 st April 1995. The efficient resource management by the process of automation hasresulted in providing cheapest electricity to the people of Odisha. OHPCplays an important role in maintaining Grid discipline under the ABT regimefor the Eastern regional Grid by supporting peak support.
INCORPORATION OF OHPC
As a result of Orissa Electricity Reforms Act 1995 and the OdishaReforms OHPC, was registered under ICA on 21
April 1995, which becameoperational with effect from 1
April 1996 as per notification no.335 and336.Initially all the assets, liabilities and proceedings acquired by StateGovernment as well as those owned by it into generation, transmission anddistribution undertakings. Those which could not be classified above weretreated as residuary assets, liabilities and proceedings initiated.Being a newly set up corporation with employees from erstwhile OSEB,ex- employees of State Government and also employees directly recruitedby OHPC, the HRD wing, faced various challenges to meet multifariousproblems in interaction of such employees into a cohesive group to achieveorganizational goals.In overall, There are seven hydro power projects viz: Hirakud-I, Burla,Hirakud-II (Chiplima), Balimela, Rengali, Upper Kolab, Upper Indravati,Machkund, which are under operation. Two units of Balimela Hydro ElectricProject and Balimela Extension Project has been completed with a installedcapacity of 2x75 MW.