The Maharatna PSU has also been recognised as the...
Laureates for consistently getting featured in the list for 10 years in a row. The PSU has appeared in this coveted list for successfully building and sustaining high trust-high performance culture with only 5 companies given this recognition, the PSU added.
The award was received by Rajesh Kumar, RED, West-I, NTPC in an award ceremony held on June 28 in Mumbai. This achievement showcases NTPC's commitment to enhance professional growth of its employees by setting new standards in the company's work culture, it said.
The annual Best Workplaces List of the Great Place to Work institute is considered the gold standard certification for defining, assessing and recognising great workplaces based on their people management practices. The annual Best Workplaces List of the Great Place to Work institute is considered the gold standard certification for defining, assessing and recognising great workplaces based on their people management practices. This achievement cements NTPC's commitment towards curating and nurturing the culture for building and sustaining its philosophy of high-trust and high-performance. Learning and development has been the major plank to bring the transformation with experiential learning, custom-made management development programs, the company said. NTPC has always nurtured and helped talented individuals with knowledge, skillsets, and competencies and aligned its human resource function with the fast-changing business environment, it added.
NTPC, a Maharatna PSU under the administrative control of Ministry of Power, is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in the country. Since then it has established itself as the dominant power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. From fossil fuels it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources. This foray will play a major role in lowering its carbon footprint by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To strengthen its core business, the corporation has diversified into the fields of consultancy, power trading, training of power professionals, rural electrification, ash utilisation and coal mining as well. NTPC was ranked 400th in the ‘2016, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the world’s biggest companies. The total installed capacity of the company is 53,651 MW (including JVs) with 21 coal-based, seven gas- based stations, one Hydro-based station and one wind-based station. Nine Joint Venture stations are coal-based and 11 Solar PV projects. NTPC contributes 24 percent of total power generation due to its focus on high efficiency.