According to the ranking for the best power stations in the country (FY 2021-22), done by the Central Electricity Authority under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, WBPDCL has performed brilliantly.
Santaldih Thermal Power Station of The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited ranks no.1 (Plant Load Factor 92.79%) on All India Power Generation, out of all thermal power plants in India, for the period April-August 2021.
Bakreswar Thermal Power Station of The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited ranks no.10 (Plant Load Factor 88.77%) on All India Power Generation, out of all thermal power plants in India, for the period April-August 2021.
Like previous years, this year too, The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has bagged various awards at the prestigious Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2021 for Corporate Collaterals. Every year, PRCI recognizes the various initiatives undertaken by the different organizations in the field of Public Relations and Communications.
This year, WBPDCL won six awards at the 15th PRCI Global Communications Conclave, organized in Goa on 17-18 September 2021, in the categories of Corporate Brochure, House Journal (Print - Regional), Table Calendar, Wall Calendar, Diary, and Corporate Film (2 Diamond, 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze award, respectively). The awards were presented by the Hon'ble MIC of Art and Culture, Tribal Welfare, Civil Supplies and Price Control, Govt. of Goa, and were received on behalf of WBPDCL, by Sri Krishnendu Chakraborty, GM (OS), Sri Kalyanbrata Chakraborty, GM (P&P) and Sri Ashim Raychowdhury, DGM (CC).
Sri Aroop Biswas, Hon'ble MIC, Dept of Power, Youth Services and Sports, GoWB has conveyed his heartfelt congratulations to the Chairman and Managing Director, WBPDCL and the members of the WBPDCL family on their brilliant performance.
The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has been presented the 'West Bengal Best Employer Brand Awards 2021' at the 15th Employer Branding Awards, held virtually on 18 March 2021.
The Awards are hosted by Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group, and is endorsed by the CHRO Asia. The certification is provided by the World Federation of HR Professionals.
The West Bengal Best Employer Brand Awards 2021 features organizations that are exemplary in HR and use marketing communications effectively for Human Resource Development. It recognizes organizations that has used marketing communications effectively in attracting talent, developing talent and in retention policy. The Awards are intensely researched by Dr R L Bhatia, Founder, World CSR Day & World Sustainability Congress, and are headed by Dr Indira Parikh, Ex-Dean, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
WBPDCL has recently introduced e-Office in WBPDCL Corporate Office, with the objective to bring in digitization of paper based processes. The e-Office facility was inaugurated on 4th January 2021 by Sri S.Suresh Kumar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Dept. of Power, Govt of West Bengal in the presence of Dr P B Salim, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, WBPDCL as well as all Directors, Executive Directors and other high Officials of WBPDCL
E-Office aims at transforming the file move to relatively efficient paperless process which would eventually bring desirable values of transperancy, efficiency, accountability and faster decision making.
The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has recently been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 Certificate by RIR Certification Pvt. Ltd. for the ISMS (Information Security Management System) of the Organisation. The certification scope covers ISMS for IT & OT operations of WBPDCL head office, all five plants with township and the liason office at New Delhi.
In this connnection, a certificate awarding ceremony was organised on 13 Nov 2020 at the registered and corporate office of WBPDCL, Bidyut Unnayan Bhaban.
At the said programme, Dr P B Salim, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, WBPDCL was presented the ISO 27001:2013 [ISMS] Certificate by Sri Sushanta Chakraborty, Senior Auditor, RIR Certification Pvt. Ltd. in the presence of all Directors, Executive Directors and other high officials of WBPDCL.
Dr P B Salim, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, WBPDCL has been awarded the prestigious Chanakya Awards 2020 by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) for Corporate Leadership of the Year.
The award was presented by Sri Basavaraj Bommai, Hon'ble MIC, Dept of Home Affairs, Govt of Karnataka at a glittering awards ceremony held on 06-March-2020 Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Bangaluru, Karnataka.
The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) bagged four awards at the 10th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2020 held in Bangaluru - two Gold Awards for Corporate Brochure & Wall Calender and two Silver Awards for Diary & House Journal (Regional), respectively.
WBPDCL won awards in earlier editions of PRCI Excellence Awards for 2018 and 2019 as well, in categories Corporate Brochure, Wall Calender, Diary and House Journal (Regional).
WBPDCL obtained special Commendation Award in the 8th edition International Mining Equipment , Minerals & Metal Exibition 2019 . ( IME 2019 )
WBPDCL has bagged three awards at the 9 th Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2019, held at Jaipur. The prestigious PRCI Annual Corporate Collateral Awards for corporate communications are keenly contested by renowned central and state Govt. PSUs and topmost private organizations of the corporate sector alike.
WBPDCL received two highest awards, i.e. Crystal Awards, as recognition of WBPDCL’s extraordinary entries for the category of Wall Calendar 2019 and In-House Journal (Print Regional), respectively. It also received the Silver Award for the category of Diary (Big Size 2019).
In 2018 also, WBPDCL had won awards for its entries in the category of ‘Corporate Brochure’, ‘Wall Calendar’, and ‘Diary-Small’. The effective use of Corporate Communications to showcase the company is one of the key factors that helps WBPDCL win the awards time and again.