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SJVN Awarded for Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility

SJVN Limited, a leading public sector undertaking, has been honored with two prestigious awards at the 15th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2024. The awards were given by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) in recognition of SJVN’s remarkable contributions to corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Achievements Recognized

SJVN has been conferred with the ‘Achievement Award for Creating Social Development & Impact’ and the ‘CIDC Partners in Progress Trophy’. These awards acknowledge the company’s unwavering commitment to driving positive change through innovative and sustainable CSR initiatives.

Three-peat for SJVN

This is the third consecutive year that SJVN has received these prestigious awards, further solidifying its reputation as a socially responsible corporate entity.

Chairperson’s Remarks

Geeta Kapur, the Chairperson and Managing Director of SJVN, expressed immense pride in the company’s achievements. She highlighted that these awards are a testament to SJVN’s dedication to creating a meaningful impact on the society it serves.

CSR Initiatives through SJVN Foundation

All of SJVN’s CSR activities are carried out through the registered trust, SJVN Foundation. The company has invested over ₹450 crores in a wide range of CSR initiatives, including:

Education and Skill Development Health and Hygiene Infrastructure Development and Community Asset Creation Sustainable Development Assistance during Natural Disasters Preservation and Promotion of Local Culture and Sports

Award Ceremony

The awards were received by Shri Baljeet Singh, the Chief General Manager (HR) of SJVN, during a ceremony held at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

Significance of the CIDC Vishwakarma Awards

The CIDC Vishwakarma Awards have become a prestigious platform for recognizing organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and sustainable development of the nation, particularly in the realm of corporate social responsibility.

About SJVN Limited

SJVN Limited is a Schedule-‘A’ Mini Ratna Category-I public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Power. Formerly known as Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam, SJVN is a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, established in 1988.

SJVN’s flagship project is the 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower Station, the largest hydroelectric project on the Sutlej River in Himachal Pradesh.

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