April 20, 2017

Tata Power's Industrial Energy awarded with Indian Register Quality Systems certification

p>Bhubaneswar and Kalinganagar: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has always strived in setting industry benchmarks and achieving best-in-class industry norms. In line with this philosophy, Industrial Energy (IEL), Kalinganagar (a joint venture between Tata Power and Tata Steel), has achieved certification by the Indian Register Quality Systems (IRQS), Mumbai, with certificates of approval for successful implementation of QMS : ISO 9001:2015, EMS : ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS :18001:2007 and ISO 50001:2011 systems.   

These certifications were awarded to IEL, Kalinganagar, for excellent quality, environment, health and energy management performance and for demonstrating sensitivity and responsiveness to their customers, employees and society at large. IEL is committed to providing a safe working environment to its employees and optimising energy conservation, which improves the organisation's overall performance and productivity. The certifications further reinforce the commitment.

Speaking on the achievement, Vijayant Ranjan, CEO, IEL, and chief Kalinganagar, said, “We, at Tata Power, are committed to operate our facilities in an environmentally sensitive and responsible manner, and have clean, safe and healthy workplace to provide value to our customers, employees and all stakeholders. We reinforce our commitment to continually improve quality, environmental and occupational health & safety and energy management systems to achieve world-class standards. The certifications are due to the continuous support from top management and extraordinary team work exhibited by everyone at IEL”.

Tata Power strives to achieve industry norms in management systems and has ensured constant improvement and innovation across its operations. In line with these objectives, IEL, Kalinganagar, successfully integrated QMS, EMS and OHSAS systems. Also, in its very first year of operation, IEL has shown improvement in energy conservation and energy optimisation initiatives as per the guidelines of ISO 50001:2011 standard. The plant became operational from February 2016 and Integrated Management System (IMS) policy was released on September 2015. In just one year, the Kalinganagar team successfully integrated all the three management systems of quality, environment, and occupational health & safety along with the energy management system (EMS) and completed the certification audit without any non-conformity.