Tata Power subsidiary NDPL puts India on world power sector map

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Kolkata, Jun 17 (UNI) The Tata Power Company Limited, India's largest private power company, today announced that its subsidiary North Delhi Power Limited (NDPL), a JV between Tata Power Co Ltd and the Government of NCT of Delhi, has become the first power distribution utility from the country to have received the Edison Award.

The award was presented to NDPL in recognition of its operational excellence in electric industry for innovatively utilising and integrating its Geographical Information System (GIS) with other applications for network planning, operation, commercial and asset management.

The prestigious award is given annually by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to honour both international and US electric companies for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the power industry.

Mr Adi Engineer, Chairman, North Delhi Power Limited, said, '' Distribution reforms are most critical for transformation of the power sector in India. NDPL's trailblazing achievements over the past six years in North Delhi have finally won international recognition by way of the coveted Edison Electric Award. For the first time, an Indian utility has been so acclaimed. We now look forward to playing a larger role in improving power distribution in other cities of India. '' Mr Sunil Wadhwa, Chief Executive Officer, North Delhi Power Limited, said, '' It's a tremendous achievement for team NDPL to have won the prestigious international Edison award and a testimony of commitment and dedication of our team at NDPL to provide world class services to our consumers using the latest technology. GIS has been of immense help in achieving several milestones in the power distribution operations for the benefit of all our stakeholders. '' UNI SJC KK PDT KN2051

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