Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) has been conferred five awards by the Governance Now at the 9th PSU Awards Ceremony held in New Delhi. The awards conferred on POWERGRID are CSR Leader of the Year Award, Environment & Sustainability Award, Nation Building Award, Research & Innovation Award and Digital PSU Award.
Dr. V. K. Singh, Director (Personnel) was honoured with CSR Leader of the Year Award for his overall contribution to CSR service. Justice Dipak Misra, Former Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court presented the Awards. These five awards are in recognition of POWERGRID’s contribution in the fields of CSR & sustainability, innovation and use of IT in nation building.
POWERGRID, one of the largest transmission utilities of the world, has established the National Grid with its 1.74 lakh ckm of transmission lines and 271 substations with power transformation capacity of approximately 4.90 lakh MVA. The company hasa strong overseas presence in almost 23 countries.
In the recent past, the company has also been awarded for extensive procurement through Government eMarketplace (GeM) portal. POWERGRID’s Director (Personnel) Dr. V. K. Singh and Executive Director (Contract Services) B. Anantha Sarma, received the Certificate of Appreciation from Sandeep Verma, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of Rajasthan and Prakash Mirani, Additional CEO, Government e-Marketplace during the 8th Global Procurement Summit, organized by All India Management Association (AIMA) with support of Ministry of Finance, Government of India and The World Bank.