Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has been awarded the coveted ‘Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award’ securing eighth rank among the 71 organizations from around the globe, thus becoming the only PSU to win this award and one of the only two companies of India in Top 20.
The Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations and ATD’s BEST Award is the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition. The global program recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through talent development.
POWERGRID has won this International recognition for its diligent efforts in talent development practices and programmes. The talent development initiative in POWERGRID is driven by POWERGRID Academy of Leadership (PAL).
PAL is POWERGRID’s state-of-the-art Institute of Learning in Management and Technology catering to both domestic and international clients. At PAL, trainings and initiatives are organized for enhancing employee performance, boosting employee productivity, improving and strengthening company culture.
POWERGRID is a schedule ‘A’, ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Enterprise of Govt. of India, which was incorporated on 23rd October 1989 under the Companies Act, 1956. This is a listed company, with 51.34% holding of Government of India and the balance is held by Institutional Investors and public. It is engaged in the core business of bulk Power Transmission through its Inter-State Transmission system.