Jindal Power, JSW Energy among power companies honoured for good performance
NEW DELHI: The government on June 3 honoured private and public companies including Jindal Power, JSW Energy, Sterlite Grid, Powergrid Corp and NTPC for good performance in the power sector under its comprehensive awards scheme for 2013-14.
A total of 34 awards were given in the fields of early completion of thermal and hydropower and transmission projects; performance of thermal, hydro and nuclear power stations; performance of distribution companies and rural distribution franchise; transmission system availability and environment management award scheme for coal-based thermal power stations.
Coal, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal, who presented the awards, said these were only small steps towards achieving the target of 24×7 affordable and quality power and there were more challenging tasks ahead. State-owned NTPC’s five stations won awards for performance and efficiency.