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18 Jun 2018 -National Tata Power wins Sandvik India Gender Award 2018

~Bags the Corporate Organization - CSR category Award~

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated Power Company announced its win at the recently held Sandvik India Gender Award (SIGA) 2018 in Pune under the Corporate Organization - CSR category. The award recognized Tata Power’s excellence and commitment towards gender equality and diversity in its operational areas. The award was presented by Ms. Vandana Chavan, Ex- Mayor, Pune  to Mr. Atul Karwatkar, Senior Specialist, Maval Tata Power.

The Sandvik Gender Equality Award is a unique platform recognizing individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership in promoting gender equality across the organization. The award saw a participation of 384 entries under eight categories including Individual, NGO, Social Venture, Corporate Policy, CSR, CBO and Government Sectors. The grand jury for the awards were Ulrika Sundberg, Consul General of Sweden, Erwin Steinhauser, Managing Director, Sandvik India and Mr. Ajit Chaudhary, Tata Sons along with other eminent panelists.

Speaking on the achievement, Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be elected as one of the leading Corporate Organization under the CSR category out of the 24 panellists. Such platforms highlight our efforts in bringing a holistic transformation by promoting gender equality and diversity. We will continue to promote this ideology and revolutionize the mind-set of society at large.”

Praising Tata Power’s achievement in building an organisation with a focussed approach to promote gender diversity, Mr. Erwin Steinhauser said, “As an ambassador of Sandvik India, it gives me great pride to award Tata Power for their exemplary dedication in promoting gender equality. By developing women’s potential by utilizing their talents and skills, they have fortified gender equality in opportunities and benefits generating higher economic growth.

The awardees went through a selection process of three crucial stages and were awarded on the basis of criteria like fostering and promoting an inclusive approach in the communities, challenging and overcoming conscious and subconscious bias, developing a gender-balanced leadership in the workplace and helping women achieve their ambitions personally and professionally.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of 10757 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India with a clean energy portfolio of 3417 MW. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk ("BSSR"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come”. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com