January 10, 2019
Tata Power wins ICSI CSR Excellence Award for the year 2018
Receives recognition for its outstanding contribution in fueling inclusive growth in community development and empowerment
National: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, won the ‘3rd ICSI CSR Excellence Award’, for the year 2018, in the medium category for its commitment towards empowering the communities in and around its operational areas. Team Tata Power accepted the award on behalf of the company from GN Bajpai, former chairman, the Securities and Exchange Board of India; Dr Mohan Kaul, president, Indian Professionals Forum, UK, and Makarand Lele, president, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), at the 3rd ICSI CSR Excellence Award for the Year 2018 ceremony held at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai, today.
|Team Tata Power accepting the ICSI CSR Excellence Award for the year 2018|
ICSI is constituted under an Act of Parliament, ie, the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980). ICSI is the only recognised professional body in India to develop and regulate the profession of company secretaries in India.
The award acknowledged Tata Power’s unique and extraordinary contribution in CSR, thereby recognising its role in fueling inclusive growth and the implementation of innovative practices in community development and empowerment.
Speaking on the achievement, Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power, said, “Since its inception, Tata Power has believed in inclusive growth and has worked closely with local communities to become a responsible business in its operational areas. We will continue to invest in local community development in a wide range of areas like health, environment and livelihood. Awards like the ICSI CSR motivate us to work harder towards achieving our goal of creating independent and self-sustaining communities and individuals.”
In line with the company’s philosophy, Tata Power will continue to cover the pillars of education, health and sanitation, livelihood and employability, water, financial inclusivity, and social capital through its CSR initiatives.