December 24, 2014

Tata Power Delhi Distribution wins Safety Innovation Award 2014

New Delhi: Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) won the prestigious Safety Innovation Award for the year 2014. The award was presented to TPDDL officials by Shri Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India. TPDDL has won the award for the sixth consecutive year.

Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, presenting the Safety Innovation Award 2014 to officials of TPDDL
The Award recognizes exemplary initiatives and innovation on Safety by an organization as well as the results obtained on implementation of the initiatives for various stakeholders.

The Award Ceremony was organized by The Institution of Engineers (Indian) under the aegis of the Safety & Quality Forum during the Safety Convention 2014 at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi. The Award was received by officials of TPDDL's Safety Group.

"We are committed to ensure an accident-free working environment for our employees and are equally committed to ensure that the public and our consumers in our distribution network are safe from any electrical hazard. We have taken several steps to ensure the safety of our consumers and employees and this award is a reflection of our commitment," said Praveer Sinha, CEO & ED, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited.

At Organizational level, TPDDL adheres to the highest safety standards based on OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, SA8000 and CEA Safety guidelines. TPDDL has an exhaustive Safety management procedure for workforce Safety. Regular Safety audits are being conducted for its establishments along with emergency mock drills for creating safety awareness among workforce. Regular Street plays (Nukkad Nataks) are performed in JJ cluster areas for safety and energy conservation awareness among consumers.

TPDDL regularly undertakes awareness campaigns for electrical safety in its network through Nukkad Nataks with safety themes, screening of safety slides in local cinema halls, display of hoardings on electrical safety and distribution of leaflets on electrical safety with consumer electricity bills.

TPDDL has also been selected for a Certificate for Appreciation - Greentech Safety Award – 2014.

TPDDL also supports other Discoms during natural calamities by providing necessary manpower resource; recently it provided support in disaster-stuck Uttarakhand and Vizag. Most importantly, in both areas, the relief and rehabilitation exercises team of TPDDL's technicians and electricians managed work without any injury or accident.