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Accolades & Awards

2023

  • POWERGRID has been conferred with prestigious award “Silver Shield ICAI Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting” for the year 2021-22 in the category of “Infrastructure and Construction Sector” by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

  • Awarded for extensive procurement through Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal

  • POWERGRID conferred five awards i.e. CSR Leader of the Year Award, Environment & Sustainability Award, Nation Building Award, Research & Innovation Award and Digital PSU Award by Governance Now at the 9th PSU Awards Ceremony

  • POWERGRID has been recognised as one of the ‘Best Organisations For Women-2023’ by Economic Times.

2022

  • Awarded in the Power Transmission (Central PSUs) category at the PSU and Government Summit 2022 organised by Dun & Bradstreet.

  • PAL Manesar granted recognition as Institution for Training in Transmission by CEA India.

  • Bagged third position in Swachhata Pakhwada 2022 competition by Ministry of Power.

  • Conferred with the Best CSR Practices Award by the World CSR Congress at the 11th edition of World CSR Congress & Awards.

  • Sh. K. Sreekant, CMD, POWERGRID has been conferred Business Today India's Best CEO award.

  • Featured among India's Top 30 Corporate Communications Teams by Reputation Magazine. POWERGRID is the only PSU to have regularly featured in the list.

  •  ‘Honourable Mention’ in the North East Category in the National CSR Awards 2020. 

  • Recognised as Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in India 2022 by GPTW India with unique distinction as the only PSU in Top 100.

  • Recognized by Economic Times as one of the organizations for Employee Excellence 2022.

  • Awarded with the prestigious "Technology Solution of the Year" award by Assocham, Kolkata.

  • Conferred CSR World Leader 2022 and International CSR Excellence Award 2022 by The Green Organisation, London, UK.

  • Awarded the prestigious Corporate Impact Award in the Critical Response category at the 2022 Platts Global Energy Awards.

  • Certificate of Appreciation for support to District Administration Gurugram under CSR during COVID-19.

  • Second position for excellent performance in sports activities in Annual Performance Awards 2021-22 by Power Sports Control board.

  • Recognised as one of the Best Organisations for Women 2022 by Economic Times.

2021

  • Only Indian PSU to feature in ATD (Association for Talent Development) BEST Award 2021 winner list along with 7 Indian organizations.

  • Adjudged Gold Winner among CPSEs ranked for Distinct Products by Government e-Marketplace (GeM).

  • Gold Award for "Project: Caring Children for their Education Affected by Communical, Caste, Ethnic or Terrorist Violence" category in Power Sector at the 10th Exceed CSR Awards 2021.

  • Winner of CSR Times Award 2021 in Water Conservation and Management category for its prestigious project "Integrated Watershed Management at Kalahandi, Odisha" at the 8th National CSR e-summit.

  • Featured among India's 100 Best Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work Insitute. 

  • Winner of 8 awards at the 15th Global Communications Conclave organised by Public Relations Council of India. Awards were presented in 'Covid Management in Public Sector', 'Best Use of Social Media' , 'Best Corona Awareness Programme', 'Internal Communication', 'Corporate Brochure', 'House Journal' and 'Motivational Films' categories.

  • Third position at the 29th National Awards for Innovative Training Practices (Public Sector category) for 2018-19 by the Indian Society for Training & Development.

  • 'Best Education Improvement Award' in CSR category by the Jury Council of National Award for Excellence in CSR - an initiative of Asia HRD Congress. 

  • Ranked 44 among list of India’s Largest Companies by Fortune India 500.

  • 8th CSR India Award 2021 by Greentech Foundation for outstanding initiatives and achievements in field of Skill Development.

  • Featured in Reputation Today Top 30 Corporate Communications teams for 2021 list for second consecutive year. 

  • ‘Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia’ for the eighth consecutive year since 2014. 

2020

  • GREENTECH Corona Warrior Award 2020 for COVID response.

  • Second among Indian PSUs in Forbes ‘The World’s Best Employer 2020 List’. Globally positioned as the 305th in the World’s Best Employer 2020.

  • Featured as ‘Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia Pacific’ for 7th successive year under Platts top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings 2020 and globally positioned as the 4th fastest growing electric utility.

  • SKOCH-Silver award for transformational performance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic & Skill development & employment generation program for sustainable growth of 200 underprivileged Women in Damoh district of MP.

  • SHRM HR Excellence Award for its Excellence in Learning & Development.

  • Best Workplaces in Industrial services for 2020 by Great Place to Work Institute, India.

2019

  • Winner of “CSR Times - National CSR Awards 2019” under the category: Water Conservation & Management, Rivers, Inland Waterways for its CSR project on Integrated water management in Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) and Vijayapura (Karnataka) at 6th NATIONAL CSR SUMMIT, CSR TIMES AWARDS.

  • One of India’s Best Companies to Work for 2019, by Great Place to Work Institute, India.

  • Star PSU Award at Business Standard Annual Awards for 2018.

  • Winner of PMI India Awards - 2019 for Contribution to Community category for improving Rural Livelihood through Integrated Watershed Management Project at the Project Management National Conference 2019,Hyderabad.

  • 'Strategic Performance and Consistent Growth' Award at the 6th PSU Awards by Governance Now.

  • POWERGRID has once again retained its position as "Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia Pacific". This is the sixth year, since 2014 that the Company has occupied this coveted slot. Globally, POWERGRID is positioned as the 4th Fastest Growing Electric Utility.

  • Third Prize in Public Sector Enterprises category in the National Competition for Innovative Training Practices (2017-18) by Indian Society for Training & Development. 

  • CBIP Awards, 2019 for the following categories:

    • ‘Best Performing Power Transmission Utility’ 
    • ‘CBIP Special Jury Award for Innovation Excellence in Power Transmission’ 
  • SRTS-I received Gold Medals for CSR project: Multi-specialty medical camps held in 2018-19 in remote villages of AP state.

  • POWERGRID has been adjudged First by Ministry of Power, Government of India among all the CPSEs in Power Sector for its exemplary performance during the observation of 'Swachhta Pakhwada'. 

  • Awarded for ‘Improving Rural Livelihoods through Farmer-centric Integrated Watershed Management’ as an outstanding achievement in Communication Innovation in CSR through campaign at All India Media Conference, Udaipur.

  • 'ET2GOOD' rating at the second edition of ET2G00D 4G00D Ratings conferral ceremony for All-Round Excellence in CSR for 2016-17 & 2017-18.

  • POWERGRID was awarded third prize in Best Annual Report Category by SCOPE.

  • Won the 'Best Navratna Overall' for performance. The other awards were for ‘Electricity Sector: Transmission’ and ‘Best Navratna Services’

  • Hon’ble President of India awards POWERGRID in the PSU Corporate Category for Swacchata on 6 September, 2019. It is in recognition of the Company’s significant CSR contribution under the initiative of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) and Swachh Bharat Kosh (SKP).

  • 'Dainik Jagran CSR Award' in PSU category for CSR initiatives for poverty alleviation.

  • Winner of “National Award for Excellence in CSR & Sustainability” under organizational category of “Best Community Development Awards” on Integrated watershed management in Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) and Vijayapura (Karnataka) at National CSR Leadership Congress & Awards function was organized by Zee Business at Bengaluru.

  • Second Runner up Award for Swachh Iconic Place "Baba Baidyanath Temple, Deoghar, Jharkhand".

  • POWERGRID has been conferred the prestigious “Award for Export Excellence” for the Year 2016-17 by Engineering Exports Promotion Council (EEPC) under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce, for the Exports performance achieved through International Business initiative. 

2018

  • CMD, POWERGRID Shri I.S, Jha awarded the Business Today Best CEO Awards in the PSU category.

  • Featured in the list of Top 25 Most Innovative companies in India at 5thCII Industrial Innovation Awards 2018 – only power sector CPSE in the list.

  • Felicitated to CMD, POWERGRID at the PSE Excellence Awards 2018 by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

  • BML Munjal Award for Business Excellence through Learning and Development-2018” in PSU Services Category”.

  • India Concord Summit (ICS) 2018 PSU Award for Best HR Practices by a PSU-Navratna.

  • Mid Day Infra Award for Excellence in Transmission

  • Smt. Seema Gupta, Director(Operation) has been honoured by the DCE Alumini Association.

  • Third position under Swachh Bharat Mission in category of Swachh Bharat Places for CSR initative at Baidyanath Temple, Deoghar, Jharkhand.

  • Dun & Bradstreet PSU Awards 2018 :  Following categories  :

    • Best Overall Navratna
    • Best Navratna in Services
    • Electricity : Power Transmission
  • Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Award for contribution towards National Growth in Energy & Power Sector Category.

  • Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings 2018 :

    • Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia’ (fifth successive year)
    • 3rdFastest Growing Electric Utility, Globally
  • Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2018 as Winner in ‘Power’ category

  • POWERGRID has been awarded for Nation Building by Governance Now.

  • Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award-2018 for Excellence in Power Transmission category.

  • 2018 EEI Asia-Oceania Index Award at EEI* for Highest Total Shareholder Returns in Gold Large Capitalization categoryawarded in Apr, 2018 (* EEI-Edison Electric Institute)

  • Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibilty” for the year 2017.

  • 'Gold Certificate' for Best CSR Practice at the 'Haryana CSR Summit 2018' by Govt of Haryana.

  • “Special Commendation Award” at ISTD National Innovative Training Practices Awards.

  • Best Performing Power Transmission Utility” Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) on 3rd januuary, 2018.

  • Good Corporate Citizen Award’ at the PHD Annual Awards for Excellence 2018 as the winner in the category.

  • Smt. Seema Gupta, Director(Operations) awarded Best Contribution Award at the ITOMS International Conference at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

  • CMD POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha has been awarded the 'Best CEO' Award in "PSU" category (Except Banking Sector) and 'Best CEO' Award in "Power" category at Business Today 'Best CEO Awards' ceremony ,Mumbai.

  • Gold Medal for Corporate Social Responsibility presented by the Hon'ble Governor of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh and President of the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Shri E. S. L. Narasimhan.

  • Platinum prize (1st prize) in Power Sector Category at the “6th FICCI QualitySystems Excellence Awards” ceremony.

  • POWERGRID has been awarded the CNBC-TV18 118est Risk Management Framework & Systems Award11 in two categories- 'Power' and 'PSU' at the 4th India Risk Management Awards (IRMA) ceremony. 

2017

  • CMD, POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha has been awarded with the 'Atal Maithili Samman' by Hon'ble Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, on 25th December 2017 in New Delhi.

  • POWERGRID has been awarded as the 11 Best Issuer on EBP - PSU11 by National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE).

  • Smt Seema Gupta, ED (NR-1) conferred with outstanding woman manager award by SCOPE.

  • POWERGRID has been awarded “Industry Excellence Awards 2017” in the category of “Energy & Power” on the occasion of BRICS International Conclave for MSMEs & Startups organized by ‘Stepup360’ & ‘BRICS International Forum’ and supported by MSME- DI, New Delhi.

  • CEPM Honorary Fellowship Award by Centre for Excellence in Project Management (CEPM) was bestowed to CMD, POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha during the 251h Global Symposium 2017.

  • POWERGRID gets the Runners up Award in the Maharatnas & Navratnas Category for 'Operational Performance Excellence" at the PSE Excellence Awards 2016 on 7th September, 2017.

  • POWERGRID has conferred "The Star Performer Award" for the year 2014-15 by Engineering Exports Promotion Council (EEPC) under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce for the Exports performance achieved through International Business.

  • POWERGRID has been bestowed with DainikBhaskar India Pride Award 2016-17 in the Energy & Power category.

  • POWERGRID has been awarded "Healthy Award 2017" by Arogya World recognizing it as a Healthy Workplace. Arogya World has commended this year's Healthy Workplace winners for their commitment to employee health and wellness.

  • Team POWERGRID representing India has won the Asian Championship in Asian Management Challenge-2017, competing with teams from Hong Kong, Macau, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Malaysia etc.

  • POWERGRID was awarded by Central Board of Irrigation and Power with “CBIP Award for Outstanding Contribution in Transmission Sector” in institutional category.

  • The CNBC-TV18 has honored POWERGRID with “Best Risk Management Practice” Award at the 3rd India Risk Management Awards in PSU category.

  • POWERGRID has been conferred Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2017 in the Power Transmission category. Dun & Bradstreet is the world's leading provider of business information and knowledge.

  • POWERGRID has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for-2017 in the GREAT PLACE TO WORK study released on June 30, 2017. This is one of the largest studies around the globe having coverage of more than 800 organizations in India.

  • POWERGRID has conferred “Energy Storage Project of the Year” by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) for the R&D project, a first of its kind project in India where battery energy storage systems of 1 cumulative MW capacity based on two different battery and control technologies are connected to the grid.

  • POWERGRID has won the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance - 2017.

  • POWERGRID has been conferred the Dun & Bradstreet PSU Award 2017 in the Electricity: Power Transmission Sector category.

  • POWERGRID Corporate Centre has been awarded “Rajbhasha Unnayan Puraskaar 2016-17 for Best implementation of Hindi by Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC).

  • POWERGRID has been bestowed with "Excellence in CSR" Award by the Hindi National Daily, Amar Ujala.

  • POWERGRID has been adjudged as one of the India’s Best Companies to Work for 2017, by Great Place to Work Institute- India.

  • POWERGRID won 1st Prize in the category “Best Garden in the City” by Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Gurugram in “Spring Fest- Flower Festival 2017”.

  • Mrs. Meenakshi Davar, Executive Director (HR) was felicitated as Woman Persona- lnWENA of the Decade-Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs). The 2nd lnWENA Awards 2017 recognizes her Yeomen Contribution to the Power Sector and Public Sector-at-large across various functions like Human Resource, Corporate Social Responsibility, Technical Planning, etc.

  • POWERGRID Team has won the 26th National Championship of Business Management Simulation organised by All India Management Association.

  • POWERGRID bestowed with appreciation shield as Host utility partner and display of smart grid technology in International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Grid and Smart Cities in concluding session of India Smart Grid Week 2017 organized by India Smart Grid Forum from 7th   to 10th March 2017 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi.

  • POWERGRID has been conferred the "Best Performing Power Transmission Utility" Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP). The award has been conferred on POWERGRID recognizing its contribution for emerging as the enabler for a Vibrant Electricity Market in the country by consistently implementing transmission systems, setting new benchmarks in performance and technological advancements.

  • POWERGRID retained its position as the 'Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia' for the fourth successive year (since 2014). At the Global level POWERGRID has been positioned as the 5th Fastest Growing Electric Utility. Across all Industries globally, POWERGRID is placed at #81, registering a leap of 11 positions from its last year's rank of #92. POWERGRID has been ranked 17th 'Fastest Growing Energy Company' globally and is the only Indian CPSE to feature in the Top 20 list. 

  • POWERGRID conferred Gold Trophy for Top Exporter of the year 2013-14.

  • POWERGRID awarded the “Clean Energy Award “-2016 for best power transmission utility in India for its remarkable efforts in the field of sustainable development and promoting clean energy transmission in India by AI Global, UK.

2016

  • POWERGRID was awarded with "BT CSR Excellence" award by Bureaucracy Today magazine for the excellent work done in the area of rural development under their CSR initiative.

  • POWERGRID has been awarded the Second prize at SCOPE Corporate Communication Excellence Awards 2016 for case study of Crisis Management and Second prize at Corporate Communication Excellence Awards 2016 in the Category of "Innovative Stakeholder Interface".

  • POWERGRID was felicitated with 'Rajbhasha Navratna; award for the year 2015-16, by 'Bhartiya Bhasha Evam Sanskruti Kendra' for the best practices of implementation of official language.

  • POWERGRID bestowed with Best Transmission Company Award by Dun & Bradstreet.

  • POWERGRID is conferred India Pride Awards 2015-16 for 'Excellence in Energy and Power' in the category of PSU-Central by the leading media house, Dainik Bhaskar.

  • POWERGRID stall Bagged 1st Runners Up Trophy at Switch Expo, Vadodara, Gujarat.

  • Executive Director (Human Resource), POWERGRID has been conferred with “Amity Woman Achiever Award 2016” for her pioneering efforts in the field of Human Resource.

  • POWERGRID becomes the 3rd Fastest Growing Electric Utility in the world. The company has retained its position as the "Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia" for the third consecutive year in the industry category "Electric Utilities, as per 2016 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rakings".

  • POWERGRID was felicitated at the 3rd Annual Economic Times Power Focus Summit for its incredible contribution to the Power Sector.

  • POWERGRID and POSOCO have received 2016 North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NAPSI) Award for Outstanding utility for their significant accomplishment & contribution towards various PMU Pilot Projects including nationwide WAMS System Project.

  • POWERGRID has won the 'Dun & Bradstreet India's Top PSU Award 2016 in the Electricity- Power Transmission Category.

  • POWERGRID's pavilion at International Industrial Trade fair, INNOPROM 2016, held at Russia in Jul'16 awarded "Best PSU Pavilion".

  • POWERGRID has been recognised as one of "India’s Best Companies to Work for 2016" by "The Great Place to Work Institute" in association with The Economic Times, recognising the power of excellence, joy and happiness at work place among 800+ organizations in India.