Individual Recognitions Awards
- India Pride Award for NTPC +Click for details
NTPC, the largest power utility of country has been awarded for 'Excellence in Maharatna' Category at India Pride Awards by Dainik Bhaskar in New Delhi on 28th March, 2018.
The Award was received by Shri A.N. Verma, Executive Director (HR) from Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
- Director (Technical ), NTPC awarded by CBIP +Click for details
Shri A.K. Jha Director (Technical ), NTPC awarded for Outstanding Contribution for Development of the Sector in his individual capacity by CBIP. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan,Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation presented the award to him.
- NTPC Awarded For Employee Productivity +Click for details
One of the best employers and the largest power utility of the country NTPC has been awarded for Employee Productivity at the 4th Governance Now PSU Awards 2016 held in New Delhi.
The Award was received by Shri S.P. Singh, Executive Director (HR) and Shri Sanjay Singh, General Manager(HR) from Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, food and Public Distribution. Shri Jitendra Kapoor, Legendary Actor and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
- National Award to NTPC Employee +Click for details
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented National Award-2016 to Shri Dilip Kumar, Sr. Stenographer(HR), NTPC Kawas for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on the occasion of International Day of Disabled Persons(Divyangjan) in New Delhi on 3rd Dec.2016.
Inspite his Visual impairment, Shri Dilip Kumar has shown excellent and appreciable performance at work since his association with NTPC Kawas from 2003. With his dedicated efforts he has completed MA in Hindi & MBA.
- Director Finance K. Biswal awarded Fellowship of World Confederation of Productivity Science +Click for details
Shri Kulamani Biswal NTPC Director (Finance) has been inducted as honorable Fellow of World Academy of Productivity Sciences (WAPS) in the XVIIth World Productivity Congress held at Halifax, Canada on 19-21st October 2015 amid galaxy of business leaders across Globe. The world Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) and World Academy of Productivity Science are the premier global Institutions dealing with productivity development around the world. The award of Fellowship at the International Forum is in recognition of prominent persons for contributing to the cause of Productivity Science. Among the prominent Indians who were awarded WAPS Fellowships, are Shri Ratan Tata, Former Chairman, Tata Group; Shri R.V. Shahi, Former Power Secretary etc. and many prominent Indians who have contributed to the Productivity movement. The Congress brings together a distinguished group of leading businessmen, industrialists, scholars, politicians, administrators and productivity experts from around the globe and from all sectors of industry, commerce and public service.
Fellowship Award conferred on Shri Biswal is to recognize his immense contribution to the productivity Science across power chain- be it NTPC Limited, Coal India Limited or Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. It is this breadth of expertise and experience which has got him recognition at global level. Shri Biswal has also been appointed as Chairman of Governing Body WCPS, India which is Honorary in nature.
- NTPC Director (HR) Felicitated +Click for details
Shri UP Pani, Director (HR) NTPC has been awarded with the best “Human Resource Management” Award by the Council of Power Utilities (CPU) at the 8th India Power Awards held in New Delhi on 6th November, 2015.
The award was presented to Shri Pani for his valuable contribution in the energy sector by Shri H.L.Bajaj, Former Member (Tech), Appellate Tribunal for Electricity and Dr. H.R.Sharma, Former Member (Hydro) CEA in the presence of Shri K.Balarama Reddi (Chairman-CPU)
- NTPC Director Finance Awarded as Financial Pride of India +Click for details
Shri Kulamani Biswal , Director ( Finance ) NTPC has been conferred with GSBA-Top Rankers Excellence Award 2015 – Financial Pride of India - in the Best Finance Professional Category at a gala function organized in New Delhi. The award has been given to Shri Biswal by Top Rankers, a leading consultant in HR, Organizational Development and General Management for his excellence in the area of Financial Management. Award was presented by Eminent Educationist Padamshri Dr. Pritam Singh at the 16th National Management Summit on “Impactful organization- Making it happen “ being held at New Delhi.
Shri Biswal is a Commerce Graduate from Utkal University and a fellow in Cost Accountancy along with MBA from New Port University, California, USA; LLB from Sambalpur University and Diploma in Financial Management from IGNOU.
Shri Biswal is known for his strong financial acumen, updated knowledge base and knack in business networking. Shri Biswal started his career with Coal India Limited in 1985. Later he joined Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission at Director level in 1997. In 2004, he was appointed as Chief (Finance), Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. In CERC, he played a key role in formulation of Tariff Regulations 2009-14 and formation of new company called POSOCO to take care of System Operation and Load Dispatch activities. He also acted as Internal Financial Advisor in CERC as an added responsibility. In NTPC, besides many hats to his credit, he has been instrumental in mopping up USD 750 Million fund from the international market at quite attractive rate of interest for meeting the Capex Requirement of the company. Under his able leadership, NTPC has been able to reduce its cost of debt to 7.81% p.a., a feat many in the industry envy to achieve. Prior to joining NTPC, he was Director (Finance) in Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) from Oct’ 2010 to Dec’ 2013. He played a key role in making MCL as second largest coal company in India in terms of production and profitability. In MCL, he was also responsible for diversification of business into Power Generation, Solar Power, Transmission of electricity etc., for gainful utilisation of surplus funds. He has exposure in entire value chain of power business right from Supply, Distribution to Generation and Regulatory affairs.
- CFO of the Year Award for Director Finance NTPC +Click for details
Shri Kulamani Biswal, Director (Finance) NTPC has been conferred with the prestigious "CFO of the Year" Award by EPC World with E&Y as their knowledge partner at a function held in New Delhi. Shri Biswal has been awarded for his outstanding contribution in the area of Financial Management. EPC World Awards have over the years evolved as the national platform to acknowledge the achievements of the companies and individuals.
The Award was presented by Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for Railways, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (Independent Charge), Shri Vishnu Deo Sai , Minister of State for Mines and Steel Civil Aviation. Eminent dignitaries Shri Vijay Jolly, Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi were present on the occasion.
Now in its fifth year, EPC World Awards are focused and dedicated to stimulate synergistic acceleration of growth and efficiencies across the entire spectrum of Infrastructure, EPC and Construction.
- NTPC employee Smt. Urvashi B. Garala, Junior Officer (Finance) awarded by Hon'ble President of India +Click for details
Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India presented the National Awards-2014 to NTPC Kawas employee Smt. Urvashi B. Garala, Junior Officer (Finance) for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on the occasion of International Day of Disabled Persons in New Delhi on 3rd Dec.2014. On this occasion, the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Vijay Sampla and the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal were also present.
- NTPC Director (Technical) Awarded as Power Persona of the Year +Click for details
Shri A.K. Jha , Director ( Technical ) NTPC has been awarded as “Power Persona of the Year – Power Generation” at the 8th Enertia Awards- 2014 held in New Delhi. Shri Jha has been awarded for his contribution in enhancing NTPC’s technical expertise in Thermal Power and expanding its width to Solar Domain where NTPC has emerged as a PSE Leader.The citation given on the occasion appreciates Shri Jha's 35-years of rich and varied experience in Power Sector in the areas of Erection and Commissioning, Project Planning & Monitoring, Project Management and his stint as Regional ED-Northern Region.
- CMD, NTPC awarded as Management Persona of the Decade +Click for details
Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC has been awarded as Management Persona of the Decade - Energy & Power at the 8th Enertia Awards 2014 on 27th November, 2014 held in New Delhi. The award has been given to him for his contribution to the energy & power sector.
The citation presented on the occasion says " During your tenure as CMD, NTPC saw its best period of Enterprise Management & Performance delivery as PSE- providing the company unprecedented & unparalleled National & Global recognition."
- CMD NTPC received the Best CEO Award - Public Sector from Forbes +Click for details
Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury , CMD NTPC received the Best CEO Award - Public Sector from Forbes at Forbes India Leadership Award (FILA) function2014 held in Mumbai. The jury for the award comprised eminent Business Leaders, Shri KV Kamath, Non Executive Chairman ICICI Bank as jury Chairman, Ms. Zia Mody, Founder AZB& Partners, Shri Akhil Gupta, Non Executive Chairman , blackstone India, Shri Ajit Rangnekar, Dean, Indian School of Business, Sanjay Nair, CEO KKR India and Shri Raghav Behl, Founder, Network 18.
FILA recognizes leaders in public sector, private sector and among multinational companies operating in India. The nominees for the awards comprised a robust and diverse list of nominees vetted by the knowledge partners KPMG.
Shri Kiran Kothekar, founder-director of Vector Consulting, Sourav Majumdar, Executive Editor of Forbes India and Anil Uniyal, CEO, Forbes India presented the Award.
- PM Shram Award to Sh. Mahipal Singh +Click for details
Mahipal Singh Mourya, Jr. Engr., Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Project has been conferred the Prime Minister’s Shram Shree Award for the year 2013. This is the only award received by NTPC in this years’ PM Shram Awards. Mahipal Singh shall receive a cash award of Rs. 40,000/- and a citation from the Prime Minister.
- NTPC , CMD Felicitated by India Energy Forum +Click for details
Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury , CMD , NTPC was felicitated in Urja Vichar Manch Program organized under the aegis of India Energy Forum for his outstanding contribution to the sector, as leader of the top most power generation company in the country today in New Delhi. The program was attended by luminaries of the sector comprising Shri P.S. Bami, Shri Anil Razdan, Shri RV Shahi, Shri A.K.Sah, Shri C.P. Jain, Shri B. Bhambhani and others. The speakers lauded the role of NTPC which has maintained its position as a performing organization in the areas of both power generation and capacity addition since its inception and continues to do so under the leadership of Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury despite challenges and recession from last few years. Dr. Roy Choudhury was also presented a memento on the occasion.
- CMA -CFO Award for NTPC Director Finance +Click for details
Shri K Biswal, Director (Finance), NTPC has been awarded CMA-CFO Award in the Public Sector (Manufacturing) category in recognition to the efforts made by him for application of innovative cost and management accounting techniques in work place.
The award was given by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India during its 56th Foundation Day at New Delhi. Hon'ble Justice Supreme Court Shri Deepak Misra presented the award to Shri Biswal. Ms. J M Shanti Sundaram, IRS, Chairperson, CBEC, Ministry of Finance & Shri SC Mohanty, President ICAI were present.
Shri Biswal became the Director (Finance) of Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited at a very young age of 49 years. As CFO of the company, he believes in becoming a ‘Value Creator’ who works as Strategic Business Partner with CEO. Following this principle, during his short tenure of 38 months in MCL, he strategically advocated the need for diversification beyond coal production and led the formation of Mahanadi Basin Power Limited for setting up a pit head Thermal Power Generation Plant and Neelanchal Power Transmission Company Ltd. into Transmission Business for gainful deployment of surplus fund and development of infrastructure in the State.
Shri Biswal has proven his leadership at personal, professional as well as business level. His rich and varied experience of 28 years in Corporate Finance Management particularly in Coal Sector as CFO MCL & Power Sector as CFO CERC, enabled him to take over the charge of Director (Finance), NTPC Limited, the Maharatna Company of Government of India.
In NTPC also, within a period of 6 months of joining, he has been instrumental in resolving long pending disputes with Coal India Limited, achieving the ambitious capex target of NTPC by incurring capex of Rs.21,705 crore in FY 14, raising Tax Free Bonds amounting to Rs.2250 crore, raising Foreign currency Loans of USD 350 million and closing of Accounts of NTPC for FY 14 within tight scheduled timeline.
Shri Biswal, with endearing inter personal skills, has grown to become a focused leader demonstrating unflinching determination to do whatever must be done to produce the best long-term results and inspiring his team for its contribution and taking responsibility for growth & improvement of the company.
- Shri T. Praveen Kumar Awarded International Caroms Umpire's Degree +Click for details
Shri T. Praveen Kumar, Asst Manager (HR) was declared as qualified "International Umpire" and was awarded with a degree by International Caroms Federation at the recently held World Carom Tournament- "Champion Of Champions" and "Junior Indo-Srilanka Test Series" held during 21-23, October, 2013, at Gurgaon, Haryana. Shri Praveen officiated as a national umpire during the tournaments.
- Distinguished Xaverian Award to CMD, NTPC +Click for details
Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC and Chairman DVC has been given Distinguished Xaverian Award by St. Xavier Alumni Association (SXAA) for his outstanding services and contribution to the Building Construction and Power sector at the Alumni Reunion of the Institution held in Patna on December 21st. Other distinguished Alumni of the prestigious institution awarded on the occasion were Shri D.K. Mehrotra former Chairman, LIC and Shri Arun Singh, Ambassador of India to France for their services in respective fields.
Maj General Abhay Krishna and Shri Siddarth Chaudhary, Writer were also given significant Achievement Awards.
- CFO of the year award to NTPC Director ( Finance) +Click for details
Shri A.K. Singhal, Director ( Finance ), has been honored as CFO of the year at the Stars of the Industry awards function held at Mumbai. These Corporate Excellence awards are given to recognize and honour companies as well as individuals who, through their corporate practices , have helped to raise India's Corporate Disclosure Standards and Corporate Governance.
The Stars of the Industry Awards are international accolades created more than 40 years ago to recognize outstanding accomplishments. The awards aim to recognize and reward business excellence across sectors, private, public and charity.
The task of choosing award winners is assigned to a global research cell, constituting professionals from different parts of the world and tracking good work related to Corporate Governance over a period of time.
- Director (HR) NTPC was awarded BT- Star Award 2013 +Click for details
Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC received the 'BT-Star Award 2013 given to NTPC for Excellence in Human Resource Management from Shri Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chhattisgarh, in the presence of Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister of Haryana. Lt. General Nirbhay Sharma, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh at function held in New Delhi. Shri U.P. Pani , Director (HR) NTPC was awarded BT- Star Award in the Individual Excellence category.
- Good Green Governance Award +Click for details
Dadri GM (Incharge) D K Sood and AGM (EMG/AU) V K M Tripathi received the Good Green Governance Award from ONGC CMD Sudhir Vasudeva in New Delhi on 22th April,2013.
- CMD, NTPC felicitated by IEI +Click for details
Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC has been felicitated at the 27th Indian Engineer Congress held in Vigyan Bhawan ,New Delhi today as an Eminent Engineering Personality by Shri S.L. Garg, President , The Institution of Engineers India. Shri Roy Choudhury addressed the congress and lauded the role of engineers. He added that he is proud to be part of an engineering organization like NTPC which is has been a leader and has introduced various innovative benchmarks in the sector.
CMD, NTPC has an illustrious career spanning over 32 years of outstanding contribution in the fields of engineering, general management, strategic management and business leadership. He is a Graduate in Civil Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and a Post-Graduate in Management and Systems from IIT-Delhi.
He has the distinction of becoming the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) at the age of 44 years when he joined as Chairman & Managing Director, National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on April 03, 2001. Prior to that he had worked in prominent public and private sector companies.
Shri Roy Choudhury’s rich and varied contribution has been recognized by prestigious professional, academic and Government institutions, both national and international.
The program was attended by eminent engineers and noted dignitaries.
- Outstanding Engineers Award to CMD, NTPC +Click for details
The Institution of Engineering and Technology ( U.K.) Delhi Network honored Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC with “Outstanding Engineers Award” in recognition of his unfailing commitment to Excellence in Project Management in New Delhi today. Dr. Mike Short President IET and VP of Public affairs, Telefonica Europe presented a citation, plaque and a medallion to Shri Roy Choudhury and his contribution as a leader in both private and public sector organizations through team excellence were lauded on the occasion.
The award was presented on the occasion of IET (UK) Lord Austin Lecture 2012 on theme UK and European Rail Freight- Insight & Lessons for India delivered by Lord Tony Berkely, Chairman, Rail Freight Group and board Member, European Rail Freight Association. Shri Kul Bhushan , Member Electrical, Railway Board and Ex- Officio Secretary to Govt. of India, Ministry of Railways was also honored on the occasion.
From IET Delhi Network Shri N. Venkatesan, Chairman, Shri R.N. Rajpoot, Hony. Secretary and Shri V. K. Gupta, Hony Treasurer, senior members and young engineers were present.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology ( U.K.) Delhi Network honored Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC with “Outstanding Engineers Award” in recognition of his unfailing commitment to Excellence in Project Management in New Delhi. Dr. Mike Short ,President IET and VP of Public Affairs, Telefonica Europe presented a citation, plaque and a medallion to Shri Roy Choudhury and his contribution as a leader in both private and public sector organizations through team excellence were lauded. The award was presented on the occasion of IET (UK) Lord Austin Lecture 2012 on theme UK and European Rail Freight- Insight & Lessons for India in the presence of Shri N. Venkatesan, Chairman, Shri R.N. Rajpoot, Hony. Secretary and Shri V. K. Gupta, Hony Treasurer, senior members and young engineers from IET Delhi Network.
- NTPC CMD Felicitated at Dun & Bradstreet PSU Awards & India’s Top PSUs 2012 +Click for details
Shri Arup Roy Choudhury CMD NTPC and Chairman SCOPE was felicitated on the occasion of Dun & Bradstreet India’s Top PSUs 2012 function held in New Delhi on May 28, 2012 for his contribution to the public sector. Dr. M. Veerappa Moily , Union Minister of Corporate Affairs, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
As Chairman, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), the apex body of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), Shri Roy Choudhury has been effectively leading policy advocacy for greater empowerment of these enterprises. He is also promoting the cause of greater professionalism, competitiveness, societal commitment, transparency and global-benchmarking among the CPSEs.
Shri Arup Roy Choudhury has the distinction of becoming the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) at the age of 44 years when he joined as Chairman & Managing Director, National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on April 03, 2001.
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- India Inc's Most Powerful CEOs 2012 +Click for details
Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC figures at # 56 in the list of India Inc’s 100 Most Powerful CEOs, 2012 by the Economics Times, India’s leading business newspaper. He is at # 2 among the CEOs of the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs).
- SCOPE Excellence Award Gold Trophy in Individual Category Instituted by SCOPE +Click for details
Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has presented SCOPE Excellence Award 2008-09 Gold Trophy in Individual Category to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC at the SCOPE Excellence Awards function.