PGCIL wins Global Gold Award for CSR work

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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a Maharatna CPSU of the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has been conferred with the Global Gold Award by The Green Organisation.

An overview of the news

  • The award was given on 25 April at the Green World Awards 2023 ceremony held in Miami, USA.

  • Dr. V.K. Singh, Director (Personnel), POWERGRID received the award on behalf of the organization.

  • The award has been given to POWERGRID for improving agricultural productivity and rural livelihoods through watershed management, community participation and better crop management practices in 10 villages of Jayapatna block of Kalahandi district in Odisha.

  • It is a 60-month farmer centric project which started in late October 2019.

  • POWERGRID lays emphasis on getting involved in several CSR programs for the community and the environment.

  • With a well-optimized exit policy for its CSR projects, POWERGRID values community participation through effective collaboration, capacity building and sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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