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11 Mar 2019 -National CGPL bags ‘Gold’ at APEX India Occupational Health & Safety Excellence Award 2018

Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL), a fully owned subsidiary of Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, was bestowed with the ‘APEX India Occupational Health & Safety Excellence Award – 2018’ under the ‘Gold’ category for outstanding achievement in Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Management in Thermal Power Sector at a recently held award function.

The award was conferred to CGPL by Maj. Gen. (Retd.) P.K. Sehgal, Defence Expert in the presence of Mr. Manoj Tiwari, Member of Parliament and other senior dignitaries and was received by Mr. Bhaskar Bhattacharjee, Chief - O&M (Services), CGPL on behalf of the company.

Commenting on this win, Mr. Kumar Ghate, CEO, CGPL, said, “Health and safety is not only a high priority area for us but also an integral part of our business. We constantly strive to put in place the best occupational health and safety systems at our work place. This award will encourage us to continue managing risk and ensuring safety thereby creating a secure working environment.”

Apex India Foundation, a leading non-profit organization honours individuals and organizations for their contribution towards the society every year while maintaining a thorough selection process with a team of highly experienced and notable personalities.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; '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.

With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.

With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com