ManPower Profile

Bhakra Beas Management Board prides itself with a strong, dedicated and diversified manpower. Out of total strength of about 15,949 employees as per 2005 record, about 5000 are highly skilled in their professions. The highly skilled workforce comprises nearly 400 graduate and post-graduate engineers from various disciplines manning the operation & maintenance of 6 hydro powerhouses, reservoirs and water conductor systems and a vast network of transmission system efficiently and economically. To oversee the financial management of BBMB, the Finance Department is headed by a financial adviser and assisted by 30 middle level finance managers. To ensure that the workforce enjoys good health, BBMB is maintaining its own full-fledged hospitals at project sites and primary health centres at other locations, deploying specialist medical practitioners. To provide quality education to the wards of the employees at project sites, BBMB runs 4 Senior Secondary Schools having highly qualified and experienced teachers.

It is not without reason that BBMB is generating power at the lowest cost and supplying perennial irrigation water to the Northern States, which have brought Green Revolution in the country.