Tata Power Gets Sandvik India Gender Award 2018 under CSR Category

The SIGA award is a unique platform recognizing individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership in promoting gender equality across the organization.

Tata Power Award

Integrated power company Tata Power has won the Sandvik India Gender Award (SIGA) 2018 under the Corporate Organization – CSR category in Pune.

The award recognized the company’s excellence and commitment towards gender equality and diversity in its operational areas. It was presented by Vandana Chavan, Ex- Mayor, Pune to Atul Karwatkar, Senior Specialist, Maval Tata Power.

The SIGA award is a unique platform recognizing individuals who demonstrate exemplary leadership in promoting gender equality across the organization.

Further, the award saw a participation of 384 entries under 8 categories including individual, NGO, social venture, corporate policy, CSR, CBO and government sectors. The grand jury for the awards was Ulrika Sundberg, Consul General of Sweden, Erwin Steinhauser, Managing Director, Sandvik India and Ajit Chaudhary, Tata Sons along with other eminent panelists.

Commenting on the award win, Tata Power, CEO & Managing Director, Praveer Sinha said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be elected as one of the leading Corporate Organization under the CSR category out of the 24 panellists. Such platforms highlight our efforts in bringing a holistic transformation by promoting gender equality and diversity. We will continue to promote this ideology and revolutionize the mind-set of society at large.”

While praising Tata Power’s achievement in building an organisation with a focussed approach to promote gender diversity, Sandvik India, MD, Erwin Steinhauser said, “As an ambassador of Sandvik India, it gives me great pride to award Tata Power for their exemplary dedication in promoting gender equality. By developing women’s potential by utilizing their talents and skills, they have fortified gender equality in opportunities and benefits generating higher economic growth.”

During the selection process, the awardees went through 3 crucial stages and were awarded on the basis of criteria like fostering and promoting an inclusive approach in the communities, challenging and overcoming conscious and subconscious bias, developing a gender-balanced leadership in the workplace and helping women achieve their ambitions personally and professionally.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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