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Accolades & Awards

POWERGRID was recognized for excellence along many dimensions including infrastructure, sustainability etc and has received number of awards in various categories by Govt. of India and other prestigious organisations & institutes.


  • POWERGRID continues to earn laurels for its performance and at the Dun & Bradstreet PSU Award 2018 event, the company walked away with three awards, including award for the “Best Navratna Overall”. The other awards were for “Electricity Sector: Transmission” and “Best Navratna : Services”.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred “Special Commendation Award” at ISTD National Innovative Training Practices Awards.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award 2018 in the Power Category.
  • Smt. Seema Gupta, Director(Operations) has been received Best Contribution Award at the ITOMS International Conference at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded Platinum prize (1st prize) in Power Sector Category at the “6th FICCI QualitySystems Excellence Awards” ceremony held on 24th April, 2018.
  • Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and President of the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) has presented Gold Medal to POWERGRID for mobilizing resources in conducting medical camps in AP and Telangana.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred with “BML Munjal Award for Business Excellence through Learning and Development-2018” in PSU Services Category”.
  • Smt. Seema Gupta, Director(Operation) has been honoured by the DCE Alumini Association.
  • POWERGRID awarded the Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Award for its contribution towards National Growth in Energy & Power Sector Category.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded for Nation Building by Governance.
  • POWERGRID has been adjudged as the winner of the “Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibilty” for the year 2017.  
  • POWERGRID has been conferred the”Best Performing Power Transmission Utility” Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) on 3rd januuary, 2018.
  • CMD POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha has been awarded the 'Best CEO' Award in "PSU" category (Except Banking Sector) and 'Best CEO' Award in "Power" category at Business Today 'Best CEO Awards' ceremony held in Mumbai on 13th January, 2018. Both the awards were presented by Hon'ble Union MoS for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded the CNBC-TV18 118est Risk Management Framework & Systems Award11 in two categories- 'Power' and 'PSU' at the 4th India Risk Management Awards (IRMA) ceremony on 19th January 2018. The award is a recognition to organizations who have significantly added to the understanding and practice of Risk Management.


  • POWERGRID has been conferred the "Best Performing Power Transmission Utility" Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP). The award has been conferred on POWERGRID recognizing its contribution for emerging as the enabler for a Vibrant Electricity Market in the country by consistently implementing transmission systems, setting new benchmarks in performance and technological advancements.
  • CMD, POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha has been awarded with the 'Atal Maithili Samman' by Hon'ble Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, on 25th December 2017 in New Delhi.
  • CEPM Honorary Fellowship Award by Centre for Excellence in Project Management (CEPM) was bestowed to CMD, POWERGRID, Shri I. S. Jha during the 251h Global Symposium 2017.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded "Healthy Award 2017" by Arogya World recognizing it as a Healthy Workplace. Arogya World has commended this year's Healthy Workplace winners for their commitment to employee health and wellness.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred Dun & Bradstreet Infra Award 2017 in the Power Transmission category. Dun & Bradstreet is the world's leading provider of business information and knowledge.
  • POWERGRID has won the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance - 2017.
  • POWERGRID has been bestowed with "Excellence in CSR" Award by the Hindi National Daily, Amar Ujala.
  • Mrs. Meenakshi Davar, Executive Director (HR) was felicitated as Woman Persona- lnWENA of the Decade-Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs). The 2nd lnWENA Awards 2017 recognizes her Yeomen Contribution to the Power Sector and Public Sector-at-large across various functions like Human Resource, Corporate Social Responsibility, Technical Planning, etc.
  • Platts has released its ranking of Top 250 Global Energy Companies for 2017. POWERGRID retained its position as the 'Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia' for the fourth successive year (since 2014). At the Global level POWERGRID has been positioned as the 5th Fastest Growing Electric Utility. Across all Industries globally, POWERGRID is placed at #81, registering a leap of 11 positions from its last year's rank of #92. POWERGRID has been ranked 17th 'Fastest Growing Energy Company' globally and is the only Indian CPSE to feature in the Top 20 list. This ranking is based on the company's compounded revenue growth over a three-year period. The Platts Top 250 Global Energy Rankings recognizes outstanding accomplishments of top performing energy companies around the world published annually by S&P Global Platts.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded as the 11 Best Issuer on EBP - PSU11 by National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE).
  • POWERGRID gets the Runners up Award in the Maharatnas & Navratnas Category for 'Operational Performance Excellence" at the PSE Excellence Awards 2016 on 7th September, 2017.
  • Team POWERGRID representing India has won the Asian Championship in Asian Management Challenge-2017, competing with teams from Hong Kong, Macau, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Malaysia etc.
  • POWERGRID has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for-2017 in the GREAT PLACE TO WORK study released on June 30, 2017. This is one of the largest studies around the globe having coverage of more than 800 organizations in India.
  • POWERGRID has been conferred the Dun & Bradstreet PSU Award 2017 in the Electricity: Power Transmission Sector category.
  • POWERGRID has been adjudged as one of the India’s Best Companies to Work for 2017, by Great Place to Work Institute- India.
  • POWERGRID Team has won the 26th National Championship of Business Management Simulation organised by All India Management Association.  
  • POWERGRID conferred Gold Trophy for Top Exporter of the year 2013-14.
  • Smt Seema Gupta, ED (NR-1) conferred with outstanding woman manager award by SCOPE.
  • POWERGRID has conferred "The Star Performer Award" for the year 2014-15 by Engineering Exports Promotion Council (EEPC) under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce for the Exports performance achieved through International Business.
  • POWERGRID was awarded by Central Board of Irrigation and Power with “CBIP Award for Outstanding Contribution in Transmission Sector” in institutional category.
  • POWERGRID has conferred “Energy Storage Project of the Year” by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) for the R&D project, a first of its kind project in India where battery energy storage systems of 1 cumulative MW capacity based on two different battery and control technologies are connected to the grid.
  • POWERGRID Corporate Centre has been awarded “Rajbhasha Unnayan Puraskaar 2016-17 for Best implementation of Hindi by Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC).
  • POWERGRID won 1st Prize in the category “Best Garden in the City” by Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Gurugram in “Spring Fest- Flower Festival 2017”.
  • POWERGRID bestowed with appreciation shield as Host utility partner and display of smart grid technology in International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Grid and Smart Cities in concluding session of India Smart Grid Week 2017 organized by India Smart Grid Forum from 7th   to 10th March 2017 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi.
  • POWERGRID awarded the “Clean Energy Award “-2016 for best power transmission utility in India for its remarkable efforts in the field of sustainable development and promoting clean energy transmission in India by AI Global, UK.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded “Industry Excellence Awards 2017” in the category of “Energy & Power” on the occasion of BRICS International Conclave for MSMEs & Startups organized by ‘Stepup360’ & ‘BRICS International Forum’ and supported by MSME- DI, New Delhi.
  • POWERGRID has been bestowed with DainikBhaskar India Pride Award 2016-17 in the Energy & Power category.
  • The CNBC-TV18 has honored POWERGRID with “Best Risk Management Practice” Award at the 3rd India Risk Management Awards in PSU category.


  • POWERGRID and POSOCO have received 2016 North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NAPSI) Award for Outstanding utility for their significant accomplishment & contribution towards various PMU Pilot Projects including nationwide WAMS System Project.
  • POWERGRID bestowed with Best Transmission Company Award by Dun & Bradstreet.
  • POWERGRID stall Bagged 1st Runners Up Trophy at Switch Expo, Vadodara, Gujarat.
  • POWERGRID becomes the 3rd Fastest Growing Electric Utility in the world. The company has retained its position as the "Fastest Growing Electric Utility in Asia" for the third consecutive year in the industry category "Electric Utilities, as per 2016 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rakings".
  • POWERGRID has won the 'Dun & Bradstreet India's Top PSU Award 2016 in the Electricity- Power Transmission Category.
  • POWERGRID has been recognised as one of "India’s Best Companies to Work for 2016" by "The Great Place to Work Institute" in association with The Economic Times, recognising the power of excellence, joy and happiness at work place among 800+ organizations in India.
  • POWERGRID was awarded with "BT CSR Excellence" award by Bureaucracy Today magazine for the excellent work done in the area of rural development under their CSR initiative.
  • POWERGRID has been awarded the Second prize at SCOPE Corporate Communication Excellence Awards 2016 for case study of Crisis Management and Second prize at Corporate Communication Excellence Awards 2016 in the Category of "Innovative Stakeholder Interface".
  • POWERGRID was felicitated with 'Rajbhasha Navratna; award for the year 2015-16, by 'Bhartiya Bhasha Evam Sanskruti Kendra' for the best practices of implementation of official language.
  • POWERGRID is conferred India Pride Awards 2015-16 for 'Excellence in Energy and Power' in the category of PSU-Central by the leading media house, Dainik Bhaskar.
  • Executive Director (Human Resource), POWERGRID has been conferred with “Amity Woman Achiever Award 2016” for her pioneering efforts in the field of Human Resource.
  • POWERGRID was felicitated at the 3rd Annual Economic Times Power Focus Summit for its incredible contribution to the Power Sector.
  • POWERGRID's pavilion at International Industrial Trade fair, INNOPROM 2016, held at Russia in Jul'16 awarded "Best PSU Pavilion".