Sterlite Power Joins Hand with Other Transmission Players to Form QHSE Charter

Further, these benchmarks will focus on institutionalizing Quality and HSE practices in India.


Power transmission infrastructure developer Sterlite Power has joined hands with the country’s other leading power transmission companies to announce common benchmark practices for Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) in the power sector.

Further, these benchmarks will focus on institutionalizing Quality and HSE practices in India.

Moreover, this charter will operate under the jointly created forum SANQALP (Safety and Quality Association of Leading Partners).

As per the National Electricity Plan (NEP) on transmission, India requires about Rs 2.7 lakh crore till FY22 to build the additional electricity transmission system in the country.

This charter will help streamline the commissioning process to build reliable and quality assets while ensuring safety in each step at work.

Commenting on the development, Sterlite Power, Global Infra Business, CEO, Ved Mani Tiwari said, “SANQALP is a big step towards achieving global standards in the Indian power transmission industry. The country will benefit immensely from this initiative and I welcome our partners in this journey towards addressing challenges in Quality & HSE practices.”

“Indian transmission sector is seeing one of the most exciting & transformational journeys of late. I appreciate Sterlite Power taking the lead in charting the QHSE agenda and pioneering the evolution of industry standards in collaboration with the other transmission companies. I am positive that SANQALP will usher in a new era in redefining the sector and its operations,” said Shankar Rajgopalan, VP – Quality, HSE, Sustainability & Business Excellence, Tata Projects.

SANQALP will be launched during the 6th International Exhibition & Conference ‘Gridtech 2019’ from April 3, 2019 to April 5, 2019 at ITPO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Also, Sterlite Power, Tata Projects & Unitech were among its founding members.

Sterlite Power is among the leading global developer of electric power transmission infrastructure and electric utilities solutions provider companies, with projects of over 12,500 circuit kms and 20,500 MVA in India and Brazil. The company is also the sponsor of IndiGrid, India’s first power sector Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT), listed on the BSE and NSE.

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