India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd, has won the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019, under Outstanding Accomplishment in the ‘Corporate Excellence’ category. The company was also commended for ‘Significant Achievement’ in the corporate social responsibility category.
The company in a press statement stated, “NTPC always strives for sustainable development of its communities around the power stations. Its flagship CSR program GEM (Girl Empowerment Mission), a four weeks’ residential programme has been institutionalised in the vicinity of its power stations for benefit of school going girls from underprivileged background to support in their overall development.
NTPC has also initiated Contractors’ Labour Information Management System (CLIMS) through which payment to contract labourers is paid on the last day of the month at project sites.”
CII-ITC Sustainability Awards are awarded in recognition of excellence in sustainable practices and are considered to be among the most credible platforms for sustainability recognition in India.
With a total installed capacity of 62110 MW, NTPC Group has 70 Power stations comprising of 24 coal, 7 combined cycle gas and liquid fuel, 1 hydro, 13 renewables along with 25 subsidiary and joint venture power stations.