BHEL WINS GOLDEN PEACOCK AWARD
BHEL has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for excellence in HR for 2016. The award was received by Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL and D. Bandyopadhyay, Director (HR), BHEL from Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, The Art of Living, in the presence of Lt Gen J S Ahluwalia, PVSM (retd), President, Institute of Directors; Mrs Rajshree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Group and other dignitaries. The award has been conferred on BHEL by the Institute of Directors for exemplary contribution to the HR function, initiatives taken towards enhancing the engagement and satisfaction of employees and BHEL’s best practices.
SAIL’S STEEL FOR ISRO’S SATELLITES
Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has once again become true force in transforming the nation by supplying steel to ISRO for the launch of a record 104 satellites in a single rocket on February 15. In this scientific feat SAIL’s Salem Steel Plant (SSP) has played an important part by way of providing high quality stainless steel for the fuel and oxidizer tanks used in the launch vehicle. SAIL SSP has supplied steel for the iconic Chandrayan and Mangalyan missions too. With this feat of ISRO, India now becomes the first country to script history after launching a record number of satellites in a single rocket. ISRO’s workhorse rocket PSLV created the record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the state-of-the-art space centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
POWERGRID: Seema Gupta has taken charge as the Executive Director of POWERGRID, Northern Region-1. Prior to this, she was heading the Corporate Monitoring Group and the Cost Engineering Department of PowerGrid. Earlier, she was the Chief Operating Officer at Central Transmission Utility & Cost Engineering Departments and was responsible for the development of Inter-State Transmission Lines. She has also headed or worked in Commercial, International Business, Energy Efficiency, Corporate Planning, Telecom and System Energy.
Shri Prabhakar Singh has assumed charge as Director (Projects) of PowerGrid in February, 2017. Prior to this, he was working as the Executive Director (NR-I). Before joining PowerGrid he has worked in Madhya Pradesh State Electricity Board (MPSEB) and NTPC Ltd. He is an electrical engineer from Madan Mohan Malviya Engineering College, Gorakhpur.
NHPC: Shri Nikhil Kumar Jain joins NHPC. Shri N K Jain, Director Personnel, Air India Limited, has taken over as Director Personnel, NHPC.
NALCO: Shri Sanjib Kumar Roy, Executive Director (Production), NALCO has joined as the Director (Projects & Technical) of the company on superannuation of Shri N.R. Mohanty, from 3rd February 2017.
NTPC: Shri Anand Kumar Gupta has taken over as Director (Commercial), NTPC. As Director (Commercial), he will be responsible for the activities relating to Commercial, International and Domestic Business development and Consultancy business of NTPC.
AWARDS & HONOURS
Dr. U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE has been conferred “FORE-Top Rankers Excellence Award for Outstanding Services to the Management of Public Sector Enterprises”.