BBMB, Madhya Marg,
Sector 19-B, Chandigarh.
Executive of the Board
Engineer/Bhakra Dam, BBMB Nangal Township, District
Tel No. 01887-223001
Fax No. 01887-223801
of the Bhakra Dam and the appurtenant works.
Engineer/ Generation, BBMB Nangal Township, District
Tel No. 01887-223355
of Bhakra Power Houses, Ganguwal & Kotla Power
Houses and Pong Power House at Talwara.
Engineer/ Beas Dam, Talwara,
District Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
Tel No. 01883-237131
Fax No. 01883-237233
of the Beas Dam and their appurtenant works.
Engineer/ Beas Sutlej Link, Sundernagar, District Mandi
Tel No. 01907-262333
Fax No. 01907-262371
of the Pandoh Dam at Pandoh, District Mandi
(HP), Civil Works of the BSL Project at Sundernagar,
Hydel Channel at Sundernagar and Civil Works related
to BSL Project at Slapper, District Mandi (HP).
Chief-Engineer/ System Operation,
BBMB, Sector 28, Chandigarh.
Tel No. 0172-2653660
Fax No. 0172-2659204
of Dehar Power House, Slapper, District Mandi, H.P.,
regulation of power generated in BBMB power houses
amongst the participating States of Punjab, Haryana,
Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and UT Chandigarh and
State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC), Planning &
Design of Power Plants & Procurement.
Engineer/ Transmission System,
Sector 28, Chandigarh.
Tel No. 0172-2654590
of the whole transmission net work under the control
of the BBMB including the sub-stations at Jamalpur (Ludhiana),
Jalandhar, Sangrur, Barnala, Dhulkot(Ambala), Charkhi
Dadri, Kurukshetra, Jagadhari, Panipat, Hisar, Bhiwani,
Ballabgarh, Delhi, Samyapur, Narela and Chandigarh.
Adviser & Chief Accounts Officer, Sector 19-B,
Madhya Marg, Chandigarh.
of the Finance and Accounts Wing of the Board & is
maintaining all accounts of receipts & expenditure
of the Board relating to both Irrigation & Power
Sector 19-B, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh.
Nodal officer for all administrative matters.
Bhakra Beas Management
Board’s vision is to lead & be a trend setter in Power Sector in
establishing high standards in operation, maintenance, renovation &
modernization of Hydel Projects, Transmission, Canal System & to exploit new
Hydro Power Potential to optimally utilize the existing infrastructure &
The mission of the Board is to keep
our systems running efficiently at the minimum cost.
The electricity generated in the Bhakra
Beas Management Board Power Houses and the water available in the dams
under the control of Bhakra Beas Management Board is distributed amongst the
States of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh& UT Chandigarh as per
their agreed share. The water releases & generation are
decided by the Interstate Technical Committee in its meeting every month.
Cost effective inventory management, timely
preventive maintenance, optimum utilization of human resources and adoption of
innovative techniques have made it possible to achieve significant reduction in
downtime for maintenance of the generating machines, thus assuring higher plant
The availability of transmission lines of
BBMB is also more than 98%.
The integrated operation of Multi-purpose
reservoirs is an intricate and delicate function, especially due to conflicting
demands of irrigation and power by the Partner States. The divergent views are
not only confined to irrigation releases vis-à-vis power releases but
there are also varying views regarding the irrigation releases amongst the
The objectives to be achieved for operation
of reservoirs are:-
Filling up the reservoirs to their Maximum Water Levels at the end of filling
period after meeting the full requirements of paddy, maize and other Kharif
Crops and ensure better availability of water during the Rabi Crop period.
Maximising generation to avoid spilling of water without generation in case the
inflows are high.
Resorting to controlled spilling without causing floods. Maximising generation
in case of apprehension of floods during the later period i.e. reservoirs are
not allowed to get filled up quickly midst heavy monsoon period to obviate the
difficulties in flood routing when the water level in the reservoir is at a
The Bhakra Beas Management Board is endowed
with a large repertoire of highly skilled man power and a vast infrastructure,
attained during the constructions of gigantic Bhakra Nangal and Beas
Projects. This highly qualified and motivated workforce has further sharpened
its skilled at operation and maintenance jobs being carried out in an impeccable
manner since the completion of these projects.
- Statement of services provided to each client
& spelling out standards of service
Details/types of clients :
Irrigation Departments of Punjab, Haryana,
Rajasthan, Delhi Jal Board and National Fertilizer Corporation, Nangal for
supply of water.
Punjab State Electricity Board, Haryana
Vidyut Prasaran Nigam, Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam, H.P.State
Electricity Board, Power Department UT Chandigarh and National Fertilizer
Corporation Nangal for supply of power.
The functions of the Board are to regulate
the supply of Satlej. Ravi. Beas water to the States of Punjab, Haryana,
Rajasthan, Delhi & Chandigarh (Union Territory) & to
distribute power from Bhakra Nangal & Beas Projects to the States of Punjab,
Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & Chandigarh (UT). Besides this,
a cost effective steps for additional power generation are being carried out
through Renovation, Modernization & Uprating of old Hydel Machines.
Bhakra Beas Management Board also provides
and performs Engineering & related technical and consultancy services in
various fields of Hydro Electric Power & Irrigation Projects and to carry on
all kind of business related thereto either independently or as a joint venture
with any Central/State/Public Undertaking(s) or Establishment(s) under the
administrative control of Ministry of Power or as a joint venture with any other
Agency/Organization with the approval of Government of India.
- Access to information regarding Procedures/
instructions/ Suggestions /cost /charges etc.
Details & information on the activities
of the Board as well as service offered is available at BBMB Website www.bbmb.gov.in
and Central Power Sector Units Net Website.
Bhakra Beas Management Board publishes
details of its performance in Annual Administrative Report every year which is
available in Board’s Secretariat, Sector 19-B, Chandigarh.
procedures/instructions/suggestions/costs/charges are also available in
Board’s Secretariat as well as with the officers detailed in para-II.
Bhakra Beas Management Board has
commissioned a WAN (Leased Line Link) with the Ministry of Power under the
Central Power Sector Units (CPSU) Net Website and the following reports in
respect of Bhakra Beas Management Board are being updated regularly every
Energy Generation at BBMB :-
a) Monthly Generation
b) Yearly Generation
Bhakra Beas Management Board has also set up State
of the Art Computerised System Load Despatch Centre under Unified Scheme of
Power Grid for real time monitoring of grid & other crucial parameters. This
system shall improve the grid security, reduce system restoration time after
disruptions, optimize generation & despatch of energy, reduce line losses
& improve the life of electrical equipment
- Expectation from clients/citizens
of water as per the decisions taken in Technical Committee of BBMB which is held
every month and where releases of water are decided. Generation &
Transmission of power as per the schedule decided by the National Regional Load
Dispatch Centre keeping in view the constraints of releases of water for
Organization is not involved directly with the Members of the public.
There is no direct public interface as
such. However, the following time frame has been kept for attending to
two weeks from the receipt of representation.
- Quality of services with reference to the
courtesy & helpfulness of the Staff.
All individuals/group of persons &
employees can seek appointment with Chairman, BBMB and Heads of Department for
removal of their grievances.
What information do you need?
Any grievance regarding the functioning of the Board or disruption of
water & power supply system of BBMB.
How to obtain it?
The information can be sent to the Chief Engineer concerned and/
or to the Chairman, BBMB through letters, telephone, fax message, E-mail
What could go wrong ?
Any thing which could disrupt supply of electricity & water to the
participating States through net work under the control of BBMB. Some
examples are – breach in hydel channel, collapse of transmission
tower, snapping of conductor, increase in sag of transmission line. For
hydel channel/dam etc. the Chief Engineers at Sr.No.2, 4, 5 (item II
above) may be contacted in Bhakra-Nangal, Talwara and Sundernagar areas
respectively. For transmission system, Chief Engineer/ Transmission at
Sr.No.7 (item II) above may be contacted at any time.
Whom to contact ?
To contact the concerned Chief Engineer and/ or the Secretary,
to expect to set it right ?
BBMB Authorities to decide depending on the situation.
- Details of Grievance redress Mechanism &
how to access the Same.
Special Secretary, Bhakra Beas Management
Board has been designated as Director/Grievances for Bhakra Beas Management
Board as a whole. Every employee has a right to approach Special Secretary at
address given below to settle grievances, if any:
Special Secretaty BBMB,
Madhya Marg, Sector -19-B,
Telephone No : 0172-5011761
Fax No :
- Performance Audit by an outside Agency.
The performance/accounts of BBMB are
audited by the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
The performance of the Charter shall be
reviewed in April each year based on experience gained in previous year.
- The level at which the charter has been
The charter has been approved at the level
of Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board.
- In case non-fulfillment of the Commitment.
Contact concerned Chief Engineer and / or
the Chief Executive of the Board i.e. Chairman of the BBMB, as per addresses
given under Para-II above.
The Board meeting is held once in every quarter.
The technical committee of BBMB, which decides the releases of water,
meets every month.
The main decisions
of the Board are available in the Annual Report available with the Secretary,
BBMB, Chandigarh - Sr.No.9 (item II)
Special Secretaty BBMB,
Madhya Marg, Sector -19-B,
Telephone No : 0172-5011761
Fax No :