Recognitions & Awards

HR Awards

  • NTPC Awarded As Top Indian Power Brand 2016 +Click for details

    NTPC has been given Indian Power Brands 2016 Award as "Most Recognizable Brands of Indian Origin" at the Power Brands Glam Summit of Planman Media held in New Delhi on 18th March, 2016. The award was received by Shri K M Prashanth, AGM, Corporate Communication NTPC from Dr. Najma A Heptulla, Minister of Minority Affairs.

    Award has been given based on comprehensive research conducted by the Indian Council of Market Research. NTPC is listed amongst the select few "Most Recognizable Brands of Indian Origin" within the industry category.

  • National Energy Conservation Award 2015 for NTPC Kawas +Click for details

    NTPC Kawas has bagged the National Energy Conservation Award 2015 in Gas Power Station Category. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State(Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy presented the award during the National Energy Conservation Day function held in New Delhi on 14th December,2015. The award was received by Shri A.K.Jha, CMD,NTPC along with Shri S.S.Mani, GM(Kawas) for excellence in Energy Conservation and Management . Shri P.K. Pujari, Secretary to Govt. of India, Ministry of Power and senior officials of the Ministry and Bureau of Energy Efficiency were present on the occasion.

    Shri S K Seth,AGM(Law), NTPC Lucknow also received the Best Nodal State officer (UP) for encouraging and enabling high participation in the National Painting Competition.

  • NTPC Swarn Shakti Awards - Over all Champions Trophy for Talcher Thermal +Click for details
    Over all Champions Trophy for Talcher Thermal
    Over all Champions Trophy for Talcher Thermal

    The goals of an organization are achieved by concerted efforts of all its employees, in a multi project organization like NTPC, Swarn Shakti Awards are given annually to Projects to motivate employees to perform better.

    Internal MOU Award to the best performing Region of NTPC based on the performance in the Internal MOU of the Year was also given to Western Region II on the occasion. The Award was received by Shri S.N. Ganguly, RED WR II and his team Members of the Region.​

    ​The Swarn Shakti Awards are given in the areas of Productivity, Safety, Employee Relation, Protection and Improvement of Environment, Rajbhasha, Best Health Facilities, CSR & Community Development and Project Management Awards.​

    ​The awards were received by the Business Unit Head of Projects and Regions by Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury CMD and Directors of the Company in New Delhi for the year 2012-13.​

  • NTPC Awarded for Human Resource Initiatives +Click for details
    NTPC Awarded for Human Resource Initiatives

    NTPC has been awarded for first Governance Now for for Human Resource Utilization at the PSU Awards 2014 held in New Delhi on November 7, 2014. The award was received by Shri P.K. Sinha, General Manager ( CC) from Shri Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister of Micro, Small and medium enterprises, Ram Vilas Paswan, ​ Union​ Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

    This was the second edition of its prestigious award by magazine Governance Now to honor the efforts of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) that have been key to India’s overall economic growth.​

  • NTPC Awarded for Excellence in Corporate Governance +Click for details
    NTPC Awarded for Excellence in Corporate Governance

    NTPC Limited has been awarded with Golden Peacock Global Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance -2014. The award was received by Ms. Nandini Sarkar, Addl. Company Secretary on behalf of the Company. The Rt Hon Theresa May MP Secretary of State for the Home Department, Govt. of UK and Lt Gen J. S. Ahluwalia, PVSM (Retd), President, Institute of Directors, India presented the award at a ceremony held in London (UK).

  • CMA -CFO Award for NTPC Director Finance +Click for details
    CMA -CFO Award for NTPC Director Finance

    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.

    S​h​ri 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.

  • NTPC Felicitated for Performance by Business World +Click for details
    NTPC Felicitated for Performance by Business World

    NTPC India's largest power utility figures amongst top 10 companies of the country in the Annual BW 500 list 2014 and was felicitated at a function held in New Delhi on Nov. 6, 2014. Shri Anurag Batra, Chairman, Business World Media ; Shri Rajeev Dubey, Editor and Ms Preeti Das, CEO, Birlasoft presented a trophy to Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury , CMD, NTPC for the performance of the company on the occasion. NTPC has been ranked No.8 in Top Non-Financial Companies Category and No.5 in the Top PSU’s Category by Business World , leading Business Magazine of the Country.

  • Best HR Practices Award +Click for details

    NTPC has been conferred Award for "Best HR Practices" in Maharatna Category at prestigious India Today Awards 2014. The award was received by Shri A.K. Jha, Director (Technical), NTPC from Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in the presence of Shri Shekhar Gupta, Vice Chairman, India Today Group on 21st August, 2014 in New Delhi.

  • NTPC has been conferred with two Awards by the World HRD Congress 2014 +Click for details
     Awards by the World HRD Congress 2014

    NTPC has been conferred with two Awards by the World HRD Congress, Employer Branding Institute & Stars of the Industry group at the 5th Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards held at Singapore on 1st August, 2014. NTPC won the coveted award in 2 categories, namely, Award for HR Strategy and Award for Excellence in HR through Technology. The award was received by Sh. Premchand, Addl General Manager (HRD), NTPC. Kudos to the NTPC family!

  • NTPC awarded for Excellence in HR +Click for details
    NTPC awarded for Excellence in HR

    NTPC has been conferred three Awards by the World HRD Congress & Star group at the 4th Asian’s Best Employer Brand Awards held at Singapore on 31st July,2013. The award was received by Shri S.P. Singh, General Manager (HR). The company has been Awarded for Talent Management, Award for Excellence in HR through Technology and Asian’s Best Employer Brand Award (RANK 14th).


  • Three Awards by the world HRD Congress and Star Group +Click for details

    NTPC has been conferred three Awards by the world HRD Congress & Star group at the 4th Asian’s Best Employer Brand Awards held at Singapore on 31.07.2013.

    The company has been given Award for Talent Management, Award for Excellence in HR through Technology and Asian’s best employer Brand Award (RANK 14th).

  • NDTV Leadership Award 2013 for NTPC +Click for details
    NDTV Leadership Award 2013 for NTPC

    NTPC awarded as Business Leader in the Power Sector at the NDTV Business Leadership Awards held yesterday in New Delhi. The award was presented by Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India in the presence of Dr Prannoy Roy to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC. India’s top business leaders were awarded on the occasion.

  • Top honors for NTPC at Best Companies to Work for 2012 in India +Click for details
    Best Companies to Work for 2012

    Ranked 3rd overall , First amongst the PSUs , First in Manufacturing and Production Industry Segment

    Standing tall among the galaxy of 514 Indian Public and Private sector companies, the Maharatna PSU, NTPC Ltd. bagged 3rd rank in India’s Best Companies to Work for the year 2012 by The Great Place to Work and The Economic Times, in a glittering award ceremony in Mumbai on 13th July, 2012.

    With this, NTPC reaffirms as one of the very Best Employers in India, second only to Google and Intel. As an icing on the cake, NTPC has also been ranked first amongst PSUs, 1st amongst large organizations (more than 10,000 employees) and 1st amongst manufacturing and production industries.Shri S.P. Singh, Director (HR) and Shri S. Roy, Executive Director (HR), NTPC Ltd. received the award.

    When asked what is the biggest HR challenge at NTPC presently Shri S.P. Singh Director (HR) said in view of the diversified growth of the company, we continuously need to revisit policies for the benefit of the employees.

    Great Place to Work Institute is a pioneer in studying and recognizing best work places around the world for over 27 years. Around 600 organizations registered for the study this year in India, of these 514 were long-listed on meeting the eligibility criteria. Over 80, 000 employees participated in the survey and the stratified random sample was selected not by the participating organization but by Great Place to Work Institute.

    NTPC has continuously been part of the Best Workplaces List for the last eight years and has been consistently amongst topperformers. NTPC has over 25000 employees spread over 29 locations across the country. Company is the leader in power generation with presence in Thermal, Hydro, power trading, coal mining and power consultancy services.

    Photo caption: Standing tall among the galaxy of 514 Indian Public and Private sector companies, the Maharatna PSU, NTPC Ltd. bagged 3rd rank in India’s Best Companies to Work for the year 2012 by The Great Place to Work and The Economic Times.


  • NTPC awarded for Excellence in HR +Click for details
    NTPC awarded for Excellence in HR

    NTPC Limited received the recognition ‘Significant Achievement in HR Excellence’ at prestigious CII National HR Excellence Award-2011. The certificate of commendation was received by Shri Saptarshi Roy, Executive Director (HR), NTPC from Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Planning, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences at 2nd National HR Conclave 2011 held in Delhi. Shri S. Jai Shankar, GM (HR), NTPC was also present on the occasion. Thirty nine companies participated in the process.

  • NTPC ranked 19th by the GPTW for 2011 amongst 25 top Best Companies in India +Click for details

    In the ranking by the Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute, India in collaboration with The Economic Times for the Best Companies to Work for – 2011 NTPC was amongst Top 25 companies in India with 19th ranking. In the Industry-wise Best Companies-2011, it is ranked 2nd in the large organizations (More than 10,000 employees). NTPC ranked 3rd in the Manufacturing & Production and is the only company in the public sector.

  • NTPC ranked 6th amongst 25 top Best Employers in Country +Click for details
    NTPC ranked 6th amongst 25 top Best Employers in Country

    NTPC Limited the largest power company in the country has been ranked 6th in Aon Hewitt Best Employers in India 2011 Study of Best Employers in the country. Shri S.P. Singh, Director (HR) and Shri S. Roy, Executive Director (HR), NTPC Ltd. received the award from Shri Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises in the award ceremony held on April 29.

    NTPC is the only PSU amongst the top 25 companies in the Aon Hewitt Best Employers Study.. Over 200 companies from various industries such as banking and finance services, manufacturing, IT and ITEs, telecom, hospitality and pharmaceuticals participated in the study.

    During the study by Hewitt, Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD NTPC had said that owing to our history, high performance culture and Maharatna status, organizational pride is very high amongst us. This helps us in remaining a strong and a committed workforce. NTPC is a leader not just in power generation, but also in People Practices. It strongly believes in achieving organizational excellence through Human Resources and follows "People First" approach in order to leverage full potential of its 25,000 strong workforce. "People before PLF (Plant Load Factor)" is the guiding philosophy behind the entire gamut of HR policies at NTPC. NTPC is committed to employees’ total well-being – and believes that emotional well being is as critical as physical well-being. In order to meet employee aspirations in these changing times, HR systems in the company are continually renewed based on employee feedback. The system is aimed at identifying unit level and Company level factors that affect employee engagement.

    In the recently published study "The Best Companies to Work for – 2011" conducted by Business Today, Indicus and People Strong Survey, NTPC was amongst Top 25 companies in India with 2nd position in Core Sector. In another survey conducted by Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute Inc., India and The Economic Times in 2010, NTPC was awarded 7th place amongst the Top 50 preferred employers in India. NTPC also ranked 1st amongst large organizations, 1st amongst PSEs, and 1st amongst manufacturing and production sector by the study.

  • Exemplary Leadership Award to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury for People Excellence +Click for details
    Exemplary Leadership Award

    Shri Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises presented the Exemplary Leadership Award for People Excellence to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing Director, NTPC Ltd. at the Global HR Excellence Awards under the aegis of world HRD Congress held at Mumbai on 11th February 2011. Shri Arun Arora and Shri Harish Mehta presented the citation to Shri Roy Choudhury on the occasion for his outstanding contribution to the fraternity and sector.


  • NTPC wins Star TV Talent Leadership and HR Award +Click for details
    Star TV Talent Leadership and HR Award

    NTPC received the HR Excellence Award for PSU Sector for Innovative HR Practices at the World HRD Congress at the Star TV Talent Leadership and HR Awards. Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC Ltd received the award from Smt. Indira Parikh and Shri Sandip Ghosh, eminent members of the HR fraternity at the award function held in Mumbai.

    The award was given to NTPC for innovative HR practices in the Company. On receiving the award Shri Choudhury said, ‘I don’t think humans are resources like machine or material in any organization. Human beings are dynamic and they are to be managed individually, that’s what leadership is all about.’

    The other companies to receive these awards include ONGC, HPCL, Powergrid, Reliance Infrastructure and Nokia to name a few.


  • Two Awards for NTPC at Asia Best Employer Brand Awards +Click for details
    Best HR Strategy

    NTPC bagged two awards at the Asia Best Employer Brand Ceremony held at Singapore recently for Best HR Strategy in line with Business and Award for Talent Management.

    The awards were presented by Shri Bhaskar Chatterjee, IAS , Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises & Chairman World HRD Congress to Shri N.N. Mishra, Executive Director (HR-ER) and Shri A. K. Bhatnagar, General Manager (HR & CC). The award function was organized under the aegis of Employer Branding Institute , Stars of Industry Group and World HRD Congress.

    NTPC employs about 25000 people and has a strong work ethics. NTPC’s performance has been recognized by various International/ National agencies. Company has figured amongst India’s top Great places to Work for last six consecutive years.

    In the recently published study "The Best Companies to Work for – 2010" conducted by Business Today, Indicus and People Strong Survey, NTPC featured in the list of Top 25 companies in India with 2nd position in Core Sector.

    NTPC has been ranked as number One Great Place to Work amongst PSUs and 7th over all by GPTW Institute Inc. and Economic Times for the year 2010. The company also received Gold Trophy for SCOPE Meritorious Award for Best Practices in human Resource Management for year 2008 -09.

    Shri Bhaskar Chatterjee, IAS , Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises & Chairman World HRD Congress presented two HR Awards to NTPC at the Asia Best Employer Brand Ceremony held at Singapore recently for Best HR Strategy in line with Business and Award for Talent Management. Awards were received by Shri N.N. Mishra, Executive Director (HR-ER) and Shri A. K. Bhatnagar, General Manager (HR & CC).

  • Overall 7th in ‘India’s Best Companies to Work for 2010’, 1st amongst the PSUs and 1st in Manufacturing & Production Industry Segment. +Click for details
    7th overall in India’s Best Companies to Work for 2010

    NTPC Limited has been ranked 7th overall in ‘India’s Best Companies to Work for 2010’, a study by The Great Places to Work Institute India and The Economic Times. The Company is also ranked 1st among large organizations’ with over 10,000 employees, 1st in the Public Sector Enterprises segment and 1st in the Manufacturing and Production Industry segment. 

    Shri R K Rustagi, Executive Director (HR & PMI), Shri N N Misra, Executive Director (HR & ER), Shri A K Bhatnagar, GM (HR & Corporate Communications) NTPC received the awards from Mr Prasenjit Bhattacharya of Great Places to Work Institute, India.

    This year 427 companies in India participated in the survey conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute India. This year the survey’s top 50 list has organizations belonging to 17 different industries with employee strength in the range of 100 to 33,000 and only 5 companies including NTPC have continuously been part of the Best Workplaces List for the last six years consistently amongst top 10 performers 

    The top 50 companies were awarded at a grand function in Mumbai. The other Companies to figure in the top end of the top 50 companies includes Google India Pvt Ltd, Makemytrip India, Intel Technology India, Marriott Hotels India, Net App India and American Express.

    Shri R K Rustagi, Executive Director (HR & PMI), Shri N N Misra, Executive Director (HR & ER), Shri A K Bhatnagar, GM (HR & Corporate Communications) NTPC received the awards from Mr Prasenjit Bhattacharya of Great Places to Work Institute, India. NTPC has been ranked 7th overall in ‘India’s Best Companies to Work for 2010’, a study by The Great Places to Work Institute India and The Economic Times. The Company is also ranked 1st among large organizations’ with over 10,000 employees, 1st in the Public Sector Enterprises segment and 1st in the Manufacturing and Production Industry segment.


  • Great Places to Work Award 2010 +Click for details

    Study conducted by Great Place to Work Institute, India in collaboration with The Economic Times.

    NTPC, New Delhi has been ranked 7th in the Top 10 Great Places to Work (GPTW) and has the distinction of being only PSU in the Top 10 Best Companies to Work For.

    NTPC also has the distinction of being a part of the Best Workplaces List continuously for the last six studies.

    This year's Top 50 list has emerged from 427 organisations belonging to 17 different industries with employee strength in the range of 100 to 33,000.

  • NCPEDP-Shell Helen Keller Award 2009 +Click for details

    National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP)

    Award would be given on 2nd December, 2009 consisting of a trophy and a citation in New Delhi.

    NTPC awarded for NCPEDP – Shell Helen Keller Awards 2009 in the Category'C':Companies/organiza-tions /institutions who share NCPEDP's vision and through their policies and practices demonstrate their belief in equal rights and gainful employment for persons with disabilities. Other organizations awarded in the category are IBM India Pvt. Ltd, Steel Authority of India Ltd. 7(SAIL) and WIPRO Ltd.

  • Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) – 2007 +Click for details

    Instituted by Ministry of Labour.

    Awards were presented by Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Union Minister for Labour and Employment at Vigyan Bhjawan in New Delhi on September, 17, 2009.

    22 NTPC employees were awarded Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar for the year 2007. 21 employees of Ramagundam and one employee from Jhanor Gandhar were awarded Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar.

    In many undertakings “Suggestion Schemes” are in operation and awards are given for suggestions leading to any outstanding achievement or good performance on the part of workers in increasing productivity. VRP provides public recognition of such outstanding achievement on the part of the workers at the national level. The VRP are awarded in recognition of outstanding suggestions given by workers for improvement in quality and working conditions.

  • Best Companies to Work For – 2009 +Click for details

    Survey done by Business Today

    NTPC has been ranked Second in the Core Sector with Index Score of 98 out of 100 and ranked 21st in the 25 toppers list based on a survey of 8,742 respondents in 1000 organizations across 800 cities. 

    ONGC ranked first in the Core Sector with 100 Index Score and Infosys Technologies ranked first in the overall ratings.

  • SCOPE Meritorious Award for Best Practices in Human Resource Management +Click for details

    Instituted by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE).

    Award is proposed to be presented by H.E. President of India during the inaugural ceremony of the Public Sector Day on 10th April, 2010 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

    NTPC has been awarded the Gold Trophy for SCOPE Meritorious Award for Best Practices in Human Resource Management for the year 2008-09. 

    The Panel of Judges under the chairmanship of Justice P.N. Bhgwati unanimously decided the "SCOPE Meritorious Awards in Specialised Fields".