BEST CSR PRACTICES AWARD CONFERRED ON POWERGRID

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By Sarkaritel March 31, 2022 05:25

BEST CSR PRACTICES AWARD CONFERRED ON POWERGRID


Gurugram, 30.03.2022: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., a Maharatna PSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India has been conferred the“Best CSR Practices Award”by the World CSR Congress at the 11th edition of its World CSR Congress & Awards ceremony held in Mumbai. The Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards is a platform for recognizing the best practices in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Corporate Social Responsibility is embedded into POWERGRID’s business model. Much before the CSR Act 2013 was enacted, POWERGRID had been consistently contributing in the field of social development in and around its business establishments spread all across the country. Adopting a 360degree approach towards implementation of CSR interventions, the Company consults and engages with all its stakeholders.With welldefined and customized Exit Policy for the implemented CSR projects this state utility emphasizes on Community Participation by way of effective Collaboration, Capacity Building and Sustainability aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

POWERGRID has 172,104 ckm of transmission lines, 264 Sub-stations and more than 464,292 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, POWERGRID has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%. Apart from high voltage power transmission business, POWERGRID is also in the business of Telecommunication and provides Consultancy to power utilities in India& abroad. The Company has strong overseas presence in almost 23 countries.

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By Sarkaritel March 31, 2022 05:25