Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID)
Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) is a Navratna PSU, incorporated in 1989 and mandated with establishment, operation and maintenance of regional and national power grid including Load Dispatch Centres. POWERGRID operates and maintains approximately 90000 kilometres of high voltage transmission lines and plans to add 50000 kilometres of transmission lines in next five years. Its transmission system availability is more than 99.5% for last five years and was 99.80% in 2010-11 which was highest ever.
Total number of employees in POWERGRID is 9775 including an efficient team of 140 HR executives.
POWERGRID has been conferred the 4th India Power Awards 2011 under the ‘Largest CPU in Transmission Sector’ and ‘Overall Utility Performance- Transmission’ Category. Its Personnel Director has been conferred with “HR Leadership Award” by Asia Pacific HRM Congress in 2011.
Nine students of Utkarsh Superb 30 Delhi Centre sponsored by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy have qualified in the IIT/JEE exam 2011. Six of the students got through in IITs, while the rest have made it to other reputed engineering institutes.
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