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NTPC Won Excellence Award in CSR Domain in 15th CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2020

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NTPC wins ‘Excellence’ award for Corporate Social ResponsibilityOn December 23, 2020 NTPC Limited(formerly- National Thermal Power Corporation Limited won ‘Excellence’ award in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Domain in 15th CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2020.

In addition to this, NTPC has also received Commendation for Significant Achievement in the category of Corporate Excellence.

  • NTPC wins the CII-ITC Sustainability Award in the corporate excellence category for consecutive second time.
  • NTPC is the only PSU to receive the award in the Corporate Excellence category.

Note

Excellence in CSR is the highest award conferred by CII-ITC in the CSR domain.

Key People

i.K. Patel, Director (HR), NTPC received the award on behalf of NTPC through a virtual platform in presence of Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Govt of India

NTPC’s CSR Activities & Agriculture Project:

i.The core areas of NTPC’s CSR activities include Education, Health, Sanitation and Drinking Water.

ii.The impact of NTPC’s Agriculture Project has enhanced the  farmers income by 50% to 300% in the last few years. The project has also increased household income ect.,

  • The project  also complements the Government of India’s target of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.

List of Winners

   Corporate Excellence

Outstanding Accomplishment

Commendation for Significant Achievement

Aditya Birla Fashion

and Retail Ltd.

  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.
  • NTPC Ltd.
  • Tata AutoComp GY Batteries Pvt. Ltd.,
  • Genpact India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.,
  • Hindustan Zinc Ltd.

Domain Excellence

Environment Management

Excellence in Environment Management Commendation for Significant Achievement
  • Kings International Ltd.,
  • Nestlé India Ltd
  • Avaada Energy Pvt. Ltd.; Avaada Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd.,
  • Harihar Polyfibers, Harihar Grasim Industries Ltd.
  • JSW Cement Ltd.;Nandyal Works

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Excellence in CSR     Commendation for Significant Achievement
  • Avaada Energy Pvt. Ltd.;Avaada Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd.
  • Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Ltd.
  • Sterlite Technologies Ltd.
  • NTPC Ltd.
  • Schneider Electric IT Business India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bharat Aluminium Co. Ltd.
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd.;Alathiyur Works
  • THDC India Ltd.
  • DP World

Biodiversity

Excellence in Biodiversity

 Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.

Club Mahindra Madikeri, Coorg

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About CII-ITC Sustainability Awards:

i.It was instituted in 2006 by CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development(CESD).

ii.It recognises and rewards excellence in businesses who seek ways to be more sustainable and inclusive in their activities.

About CESD:

It is a not-for-profit, industry- led institution that helps business become sustainable organizations

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About NTPC Limited:

Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Chairman and Managing Director– Gurdeep Singh