Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Kolkatta, Delhi: Tata Power’s Jojobera thermal power station was conferred the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award for 2012 by Karan Singh, eminent educationalist and parliamentarian, at the 14th World Congress on Environment Management in New Delhi on Saturday, July 7, 2012.
A jury chaired by Justice PN Bhagwati, former CJI and member, UN human rights commission, selected Jojobera thermal power station for the award. DS
Kudalkar, head, Jojobera station, and SD Bhattacharjee, head, chemical and environment department at Jojobera, received the award given in
recognition of excellence in environment management.
Golden Peacock Awards were set up by Institute of Directors in 1992. The Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat receives over 1,000 entries per year for various national and global awards from India and over 25 countries worldwide. The Golden Peacock Environment Management Award instituted by the World Environment Foundation in 1998 is conferred annually.
Mr Kudalkar said, “The award is a recognition by eminent juries of our commitment and efforts towards environment conservation. This is one of the milestones in our journey of continual improvement.”