National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC Limited, a Central PSU under Ministry of Power has won the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019, under Outstanding Accomplishment in Corporate Excellence Category.
The company has also received commendation for significant achievement in the category of CSR. NTPCs flagship CSR program Girl Empowerment Mission, a four weeks residential program has been institutionalized in the vicinity of its power stations for the benefit of school going girls to support in their overall development. NTPC has also initiated Contractors’ Labour Information Management System through which payment to contract labourers is paid on the last day of the month at project sites.
NTPC Limited is an Indian public sector undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. NTPC’s core business is the generation and sale of electricity to state-owned power distribution companies and state electricity boards in India. The company also undertakes consultancy and turnkey project contracts that involve engineering, project management, construction management, and operation and management of power plants. The company has also ventured into oil and gas exploration and coal mining activities.
CII-ITC Sustainability Awards
Instituted in 2006, the CII-ITC Sustainability Awards recognise and reward excellence in businesses that are seeking ways to be more sustainable and inclusive in their activities. Winners of the awards are role models that inspire others to follow suit. The awards are a part of the continued efforts of CESD to create awareness on sustainability practices and to create capacities in business. More than recognition, the awards measure performance and provide detailed feedback for opportunities to excel.