What is the news?
Recently, Powergrid won the prestigious global ATD (Association for Talent Development) Award for nourishing the best talent. It got 8th rank among the 71 organizations from around the globe.
It is the only Indian PSU to win this award and one of the only two companies from India to figure in the Top 20.
What is ATD?
It is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.
ATD’s BEST Award – It is the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition. The global program recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through talent development.
What is Powergrid?
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), is a Maharatna CPSU under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. It is playing a strategic role in the development of the Indian Power Sector.
POWERGRID owns and operates the Inter-State transmission network of the country. Its transmission system availability is consistently over 99%. This is at par with international utilities.
POWERGRID has won this International recognition for its efforts in talent development practices and programmes. The talent development initiative in POWERGRID is driven by the POWERGRID Academy of Leadership (PAL).
What is PAL?
PAL is POWERGRID’s state-of-the-art Institute of Learning in Management and Technology, catering to both domestic and international clients. At PAL, training and initiatives are organized for enhancing employee performance, boosting employee productivity, improving and strengthening company culture.
Source: This post is based on the article “Powergrid Wins the Prestigious global ATD Best Award” published in the PIB on 2nd September 2021.