November 20, 2017

Tata Power's Maithon Power wins 'Best Corporate Initiative Award' for social development goals from Government of Jharkhand

Awarded in recognition for outstanding service to build child rights issue

Dhanbad: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has always been a pioneer in undertaking initiatives for the holistic development of its communities across its operations. Recognising Tata Power’s commitment towards outstanding service to build child rights through interventions in the field of education, Maithon Power (MPL), the company's 74:26 joint venture with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), was bestowed with ‘Best Corporate Initiative Award’ for Social Development Goals at Industry Champions Award for Social Development Goals in the year 2017 by Government of Jharkhand. The award was the testimony for the outstanding service planned and executed to build child rights issue through innovation in education programs.

Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, presenting the award to Tata Power’s Maithon Power Limited

Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, presented the award presented to the office of chief, MPL. Mr Das presented the award to MPL on behalf the department of industries, mines and geology, Government of Jharkhand during ‘Momentum Jharkhand’.

The social interventions and company’s commitment towards development of have always been recognised by various governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Speaking on the achievement, Purushottam Thakur, chief executive officer, MPL, said, “We, at Tata Power have always been committed towards our communities and have strived hard for their holistic development. The best corporate initiative award in recognition for outstanding service to build child rights issue received from the Government of Jharkhand further reinforces our commitment towards our communities. The relentless work done in raising the issue of child rights through various interventions in the field of education by Maithon Power Limited will be an inspiration for us to emulate such a feat on other issues pertaining to our communities.”

MPL has always strived hard in the developmental goals of its communities. The CSR team along with the employees and volunteers have supported the interventions initiated by the company. The recognition received from the Government of Jharkhand will act as an impetus to the commitment and will further reinforce its commitment towards working in cohesion with all stakeholders for holistic development of the communities.