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Accolades & Awards


  1. POWERGRID has been conferred with Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Corporate Governance by Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
  2. POWERGRID has been awarded the Silver Medal along with other PSUs of Ministry of Power under the Ministries and Departments pavilion award.
  3. POWERGRID has been conferred the “CSR- Corporate Governance Award” by Institute of Public Enterprises.
  4. POWERGRID has been conferred the 3rd Rajeev Gandhi Excellence Award 2011 under the ‘Best Power Company of the Year’ Category organised by NGO “Pehchan”.
  5. POWERGRID has been conferred with the Power Line Award 2012 for Best Performing Transmission Company.
  6. POWERGRID has been conferred “Amity Corporate Excellence Award for Dominant Leadership & Global Presence”.
  7. CMD, POWERGRID has been conferred “Award for HR Leadership & Innovation” at the Global HR Excellence Awards 2012.
  8. POWERGRID has been conferred “IPE HR Leadership Award” by World HRD Congress & Asian Confederation of Businesses.


  1. POWERGRID has been conferred with Environmental and Sustainable Development Award by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
  2. POWERGRID has been conferred with Award for "Excellence in Innovation in Tower Management".


  1. POWERGRID has been conferred with three Gold Shields and one Silver Shield in the National Awards for Meritorious Performance in Power Sector 2008-09.
  2. POWERGRID has been conferred with “Emerging Telecom Infrastructure Provider” Award at the INFOCOM CMAI National Telecom Awards 2010.
  3. CMD, POWERGRID has been conferred with the "Best CEO Award 2009" by World HRD Congress.
  4. CMD, POWERGRID has been conferred with “CEOs with HR Orientation Award” by Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2010.
  5. Director (Personnel), POWERGRID has been conferred with “Most Powerful HR Professional of India” by World HRD Congress 2010.
  6. Director (Personnel), POWERGRID has been conferred with the “INDIRA Super Achiever Award 2010”.


  1. POWERGRID has been conferred with the prestigious ‘MoU Excellence Award’ consecutively for 2006-07 & 2007-08 by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises for being the top performer in the Energy Sector.
  2. CMD, POWERGRID felicitated as ‘Change Master’ by Delhi Chapter of National HRD Network (NHRD-N)
  3. POWERGRID conferred with the “The First DSIJ PSU Awards 2009” by Dalal Street Group of Publications for being “one of the largest transmission utilities in the world.”
  4. POWERGRID conferred with All India Organization of Employers (AIOE) Industrial Relations Award 2007-08.
  5. Three projects of POWERGRID bagged the National Award for Meritorious Performance in Power Sector 2007-08 instituted by the Ministry of Power, Government of India.
  6. Business Standard, a leading financial daily of the country, has bestowed the “Star” Public Sector Company Award for 2007-08” on Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) for its game-changing role in the industry.
  7. POWERGRID conferred with INFOCOM CMAI National Telecom Award 2009 for “Utilities Providing Best Telecom Infrastructure.”
  8. POWERGRID awarded the First Prize in IEEMA Power Awards 2009, for “Excellence in Power Transmission.”


  1. CIO THE BOLD 100-2008 Award conferred by International Data Group ,USA
  2. National Award for e-Governance conferred by Deptt. of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Govt. of India.
  3. The Government of India granted the ‘Navratna’ status to POWERGRID, paving way for greater financial autonomy for the company. The ‘Navratna’ status is a benchmark of excellence created by the government to recognize frontline PSEs.
  4. Three projects of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) have bagged the prestigious National Awards for Meritorious Performance instituted by the Government of India for the year 2006-07. POWERGRID’s 132 kV Transmission System in North-Eastern region received the Gold award while Silver awards were conferred on the 220 kV and 400 kV Transmission System in Western Region and the 400 kV D/C Kahalgaon-Patna-Ballia Transmission Line.
  5. POWERGRID has been chosen for the prestigious MoU Excellence Award for the year 2006-07 based on its overall performance. POWERGRID is the only Public Sector utility in power sector and connected industries to the power sector to be selected for this prestigious reward.


  1. Certified the PAS 99:2006 integrating the requirement of ISO 9001:2000 for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for environment management and OHSAS 18000:1999 for health and safety management systems.


  1. The Eastern and North Eastern region were awarded for the best transmission system availability under Category I and Category II.
  2. Green Award by the World Bank for commitment in the field of environmental sustainability.


  1. The MoU Excellence Award


  1. POWERGRID was certified to operate an integrated management system which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2000, BS EN ISO 14001:1996 and OHSAS 18001:1999 standards in relation to quality, environment and occupational health and safety standards respectively with respect to design, engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance activities for transmission systems up to 800 KV, HVDC, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Energy Management Systems and Communication Projects.
  2. CSI-TCS Award conferred by Computer Society of India for Best IT Usage


  1. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Challenge Winner


  1. MoU Excellence Award


  1. Indo-German Greentech Environment Excellence Award for implementation of Environment and Social Policy and Procedures.


  1. MoU Excellence Award


  1. National HRD Award in recognition of excellent human resource development and management programmers.
  2. MoU Excellence Award


  1. ARTDO (Philippines) award


  1. POWERGRID has continuously received the ‘Excellent’ rating under the memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Power, Government of India ​