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POWERGRID

Powergrid Corporation of India (PGCIL) or POWERGRID is a state-owned electric utility company headquartered in Gurugram. The company transmits about 50 percent of the total power generated in India through its transmission network. Its former subsidiary company Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) handles power management for the national grid and all state transmission utilities.

POWERGRID was incorporated on 23 October 1989 under the Companies Act, 1956 with an authorized share capital of Rs. 5,000 crore (subsequently enhanced to Rs. 10,000 crore in the financial year (FY 2007-08) as a public limited company, wholly owned by the government.

Its original name was the 'National Power Transmission Corporation Limited', and it was charged with planning, executing, owning, operating and maintaining high-voltage transmission systems in the country. On 8 November 1990, the National Power Transmission Corporation received its Certificate for Commencement of Business. Their name was subsequently changed to Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, which took effect on October 23, 1992.

POWERGRID News

Power Grid Board approves Rs 14.23 crore for EV charging station in Mumbai

Maharatna Power PSU Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) on Tuesday has approved an investment of Rs 14.23 crore for setting up an Electric Vehicles (EVs) charging station in Mumbai....

Power Grid invites job applications for Director (Operations); click to know

Power Grid has posted a job vacancy for the engagement of Director (Operations), eligible and interested candidates can apply for the job before December 2....

Power Grid gets shareholders nod to raise Rs 6,000 cr via bonds

State-Owned Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd has got shareholders' approval to raise up to Rs 6,000 crore through bonds or debentures on a private placement basis....

Here is how Power Grid is supporting Army Goodwill Schools in Kashmir

Power Grid has given financial assistance to the Indian Army amounting to Rs 3.09 crore to provide technology-oriented education to the students in ten Army Goodwill Schools (AGS) under CSR....

Power Grid to set up first ever EV charging station in Meghalaya

Power Grid has laid down the foundation stone for the first-ever Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) in the state of Meghalaya at its office complex on September 3, at Lapalang, Shillong....

Power Grid wins the 'Global ATD 2021 Best Award'

Power Grid has won the most coveted 'Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award' securing 8th rank among the 71 organisations from around the globe....

Australian High Commissioner HE Barry O’Farrell visits NALCO

A high-level Australian delegation led by His Excellency Barry O’Farrell, High Commissioner of Australia to India visited NALCO’s Corporate Office at Bhubaneswar on Tuesday....

Tripura: Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Power Grid's Mohanpur sub-station

The Mohanpur sub-station based out of Tripura has been built by Power Grid for Tripura govt under North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP)....

Power Grid is looking to hire Diploma Engineers; apply before Sep 18

Power Grid has released a job notification for the engagement of Diploma Engineers at its Northern Region Transmission System-II. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the job before Sep 18....

Govt has planned 17 new islanding schemes for major cities

The Ministry of Power said that 17 new Islanding schemes have been planned for major cities besides 26 already existing/under implementation schemes....

Governor of Haryana honors Power Grid for best CSR practices

The Governor of Haryana bestowed Power Grid with the Best CSR Practices during the COVID-19 prevention award at the 75th Independence Day celebration in Gurugram....

Power Grid is looking to hire 137 Field Engineer & Field Supervisors; click for details

Power Grid has posted a job notification for the engagement of 137 Field Engineers & Supervisors. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the job before August 27....

Power Grid & HPCL only PSUs to figure in India's Top 30 Corp Comm teams

HPCL and Power Grid are the only PSUs to find a place in the list of top 30 Corporate Communication Teams 2021 announced by the Reputation Today, a quarterly print magazine....

Q1 FY 2021-22: Power Grid posts robust performance as net profit zooms 207% y-o-y

Power Grid has posted a robust 207 percent rise in net profit on standalone basis in Q1 of FY 2021-22 year-on-year at Rs 6,085 crore....

Success: Power Grid commissions transmission line in remote villages of Ladakh

Power Grid has successfully commissioned 40-kms of 11 kV transmission to ensure reliable power supply in remote villages of Ladakh....

Here is why RK Singh has been elevated to Cabinet Minister rank

RK Singh has been rewarded with cabinet rank for being at the helm of managing affairs at Power Grid and bringing reforms in the distribution sector which has been debt-laden for years ....

CSR Watch: Power Grid provides medical infrastructure to district administration of Ladakh

In order to strengthen the medical infrastructure of the Union Territory of Ladakh, Power Grid has provided key medical equipments for critical care worth Rs 63 lakhs under CSR ....

CSR Watch: Power Grid extends support to Kargil in fight against COVID

Power Grid has handed over one vaccine delivery van, twelve ice lined refrigerators and nine deep freezers to the district administration of Kargil (Ladakh) on Monday ....

COVID-19: Power Grid provides 9 oxygen concentrators to district administration of Jammu

Power Grid has supported the district administration of Jammu by providing nine Oxygen Concentrators to help fight against COVID-19 ....

2021: Power Grid ranks 68 among India’s 100 best companies to work for

Power Grid has been identified among India’s 100 best companies to work for in 2021 by the Great Place to Work Institute ....

Power Grid consolidated net profit goes up by 9% to Rs 12,036 crore in FY'21

Power Grid has posted total income of Rs 40,824 crore and a Profit After Tax of Rs 12,036 crore on a consolidated basis for the financial year ended March 31, 2021 ....

Power Grid invites job applications from engineers for filling up 42 vacancies

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has invited job applications from the engineers for filling up 42 vacancies at its Northern Region-II. Eligible candidates can apply for the job before July 12 ....

Power Grid supports Shimla Municipal Corp for creating smart city infrastructure

Power Grid has extended financial support of Rs 1.98 crore to Shimla Municipal Corporation under CSR for creating smart city infrastructure ....

Power Grid organises COVID vaccination drives across locations for employees

Power Grid has been continuously organising COVID vaccination drives for its employees and their family members in various offices & stations across the country ....

CSR Watch: Power Grid aligns CSR initiatives towards healthcare improvement

Power Grid has taken up sustained efforts for aligning its CSR with the vision of the government’s numerous development efforts for the country ....

Power Grid fully commissions India's first VSC based HVDC system

Power Grid has commissioned Monopole-I of the ± 320 kV, 2,000 Mega-Watt (MW), Pugalur (Tamil Nadu) - Thrissur (Kerala) Voltage Source Converter (VSC) based High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) system on Tuesday ....

REC transfers 2 transmission subsidiaries to Power Grid

REC Limited has transferred two of its subsidiaries — Fatehgarh Bhadla Transco Limited (FBTL) and Sikar New Transmission Limited (SNTL) which will be used for the evacuation of solar power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan— to Power Grid ....

CSR Watch: Power Grid installs oxygen plant at District Hospital, Jaisalmer

Power Grid has installed an oxygen generation plant at the District Hospital, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, at an estimated cost of Rs 1.11 crore under its CSR initiative ....

Power Grid organising COVID vaccination camps for employees & family members

Power Grid is organising vaccination camps for its employees and their family members across all its establishments in India for its employees & their family members ....

Former Power Grid CMD RP Singh heads committee to monitor two Mumbai transmission projects

Power Grid CMD RP Singh to head a three-member committee formed by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to monitor the implementation of two Mumbai transmission projects ....

Kailash Rathore assumes charge of Executive Director (NRTS-II), Power Grid

Kailash Rathore on Monday assumed the charge of Executive Director, Northern Region Transmission System-II of Power Grid ....

Power Grid helps restoring power supply to Diu after cyclone Tauktae

Power Grid has restored 220 kV Timbdi-Dhokadva and Savarkundla-Dhokadva Transmission Lines feeding power to Diu following extensive damage due to Taukte cyclone ....

Power Grid provides critical infrastructure support during COVID-19 pandemic

Through its dedicated effort of contributing towards better healthcare facilities, Power Grid provided critical infrastructure support during the COVID-19 pandemic ....

REC & Power Grid to develop intra-state transmission lines in Ladakh

REC Ltd and Power Grid will develop intra-state transmission lines at a cost of Rs 1,309.71 crore to connect Ladakh’s far-flung villages to the grid, said sources ....

Power Grid organising vaccination camps across sub-stations, for employees & families

In order to ensure COVID-19 vaccination to all its employees and their families Power Grid has been organising a number of vaccination drives across the country ....

PSU Vaccination: 200 people got jabbed in Power Grid Bengaluru camp

Power Grid in association with Manipal Hospitals, Bengaluru organised a vaccination camp in that about 200 people were vaccinated ....

Uninterrupted power: Power Grid commissions transformer near Nagaland's only Oxygen Plant

In order to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Oxygen Plant and nearby areas, Power Grid has commissioned transformer at Nagaland’s only Oxygen Plant Referral Hospital Sub-Station, Dimapur ....

Odisha: Power Grid takes steps to save employees and community from COVID-19

Power Grid has taken up various initiatives for extending timely help to its employees and workers in its offices pan-India. Here is the report on Odisha ....

Power Grid organises COVID vaccination camps for power sector personnel

Power Grid, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power, has organised COVID vaccination camps in many locations for its employees at its establishments across the country ....

Here is what Power Grid is doing to keep its employees safe from COVID

Power Grid has taken various initiatives to keep safe its employees and their dependents from the Coronavirus pandemic ....

PowerGrid InvIT closes at 3% premium over issue price on debut

PGCIL’s PowerGrid Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) closed with 3 percent gains on the first day of making its debut on the bourses ....

Power Grid InvIT IPO evinces overwhelming response, subscribed 4.83 times on closing day

Power Grid’s Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) IPO received an overwhelming response on the last day of the issue as it was subscribed 4.83 times ....

Power Grid InvIT IPO evinces strong interest, may close big by May 3: Sources

Power Grid’s InvIT IPO has evinced strong interest for the issue across all segments of investors given the strong credentials of the sponsor and the quality of assets ....

Power Grid InvIT IPO to open on April 29 at price band of Rs 99-100

Power Grid has announced that its Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) IPO will open on April 29 at a price band of Rs 99 to Rs 100 ....

Power Grid's former CMD SK Chaturvedi passes away, he was 71

Former Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Power Grid SK Chaturvedi passed away on April 24 at the age of 71 year   ....

Power Grid’s InvIT IPO has got public sector excited for all right reasons. Here’s what you need to know

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) is set to announce the IPO of its first infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) on April 29 ....

CSR: Haryana Chief Minister inaugurates smart classrooms installed by Power Grid

Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the project of establishment of 330 smart classrooms in Haryana under the CSR initiative of Power Grid ....

Amrut Mahotsav: Power Grid commissions Chandauti substation in Bihar

Power Grid has commissioned 400/220/132 kV sub-station in Chandauti, Bihar, during the Bharat ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, which mark 75 years of independence ....

Amrit Mahotsav: Power Grid commissions 400 kV Pavagada-Devanahalli transmission line in Karnataka

Power Grid has dedicated its 400 kV Pavagada-Devanahalli Transmission Line to the nation as part of the Amrit Mahotsav celebrations ....

SAIL Chief Soma Mondal is new Chairman of SCOPE & IREDA CMD PK Das is Vice Chairman

SAIL Chairperson Soma Mondal has been elected as new Chairman of SCOPE, while IREDA CMD PK Das has been elected as Vice Chairman in SCOPE's Biennial Elections 2021-23 ....

After acquisition of RNTL, Power Grid acquires BBTL in Rajasthan

Acquisition of Bikaner-II Bhiwadi Transco Limited (BBTL) is the second in the series of five projects and acquisition of the remaining three project companies is underway ....

Power Grid to provide educational assistance to violence affected students

Power Grid has signed an MoU with NFCH for providing financial assistance to violence-affected students from Assam, Manipur and Chhattisgarh ....

Power Grid gets a new subsidiary, inks pact to up stake in Jaypee Powergrid JV to 100%

Power Grid has signed a share purchase agreement with Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited (JPVL) to acquire 74 percent stake in Jaypee Powergrid Limited-JV ....

Power Grid to develop Badrinath Dham as spiritual smart hill town

Power Grid has signed an MoU with the Shri Kedarnath Utthan Charitable for development of ancient holy town of Badrinath Dham as a spiritual smart hill town under its CSR initiative ....

Power Grid launches e-tendering portal 'Pranit'

Power Grid has launched an e-tendering portal 'PRANIT' as an e-Procurement solution on SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) to make the tendering process more transparent ....

Power Grid acquires Ramgarh New Transmission Ltd

Power Grid has acquired Ramgarh New Transmission Limited (RNTL), which it has won in a tariff-based competitive bidding ....

Govt makes India’s new Central Transmission Utility official, relieves PGCIL of CTU role

The government has declared the Central Transmission Utility of India Limited, a PSU, as the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India under Section 38 of the Electricity Act, 2003 ....

Power Cup 2021: PFC and Power Grid emerge as winners in second match of tournament

The second-round matches of ‘Power Cup 2021’ were played between Power Ministry versus PFC and Power Grid versus POSOCO on Saturday  ....

Power Cup 2021: Power Secretary inaugurates T-20 cricket tournament

Ministry of Power has won the first match of the ‘Power Cup 2021 T-20,’ which was played between the NHPC and Power Ministry on Saturday ....

PM inaugurates Power Grid’s 320 kV 2,000 MW Pugalur - Thrissur HVDC project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated Power Grid’s 320 kV 2000 MW Pugalur- Thrissur High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) project via video conference ....

Power Grid bags 2 transmission projects for evacuation of solar power in Rajasthan

Power Grid has bagged orders to set up two transmission projects for evacuation of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan ....

Q3FY21: Power Grid profit rises 26% at Rs 3,368 crore

Maharatna PSU Power Grid has posted Profit After Tax of Rs 3,324 crore and Total Income of Rs 10,311 crore for Q3FY21 on standalone basis, registering an increase of about 24% & 9% respectively against CPLY ....

Budget 2021 increases investment by power PSUs by over 19% to Rs 59,990 cr

In Budget 2021-22, the government has increased total investments by power PSUs by over 19 percent to Rs 59,990.52 crore ....

PGCIL wins 2 transmission projects for evacuation of solar power in Rajasthan

State-run Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) has secured two orders to set up transmission projects in Rajasthan ....

Power Grid to set up ITI in Rajasthan; signs MoU

Power Grid has signed an MoU with the state government of Rajasthan for the establishing an Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Shergarh in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan ....

Power Grid files DRHP for InvIT, likely to launch it in March: Sources

Power Grid has filed a DRHP to market regulator SEBI and is hoping to launch the InvIT in March this year, sources said ....

CSR Watch: Power Grid contributes 3 Ambulances to Ferozpur Civil Surgeon

Power Grid has handed over three ambulances to the Civil Surgeon, Ferozpur as part of its CSR efforts for the aspirational district of Ferozpur ....

Power Grid will improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas of Himachal

Power Grid has signed an agreement with the state electricity board of Himachal Pradesh (HP) to improve telecom connectivity in the hilly areas of the state ....

Power Grid CVO Deepak Kashyap (IRTS) gets tenure extension

The government has given tenure extension to Power Grid's Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Deepak Kashyap (IRTS) for a period of about six months ....

Power Grid wins SHRM HR Excellence Award at the SHRMI20

The award has been presented to Power Grid’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) K Sreekant and Director (Personnel) VK Singh in person at Power Grid’s corporate office ....

Maharatna Power Grid gets awarded for its response to pandemic

Power Grid has been awarded SKOCH Silver Award for its transformational performance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ....

SEBI registers Power Grid InvIT, paves way for asset monetisation

Market regulator SEBI has registered Power Grid Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT), paving the way for asset monetisation ....

Power Grid commissions India's 1st 400 KV fully digital substation

Power Grid has commissioned India’s first 400 KV digital substation based on IEC 61850 process bus at Malerkotla, Punjab ....

CSR: Power Grid provides financial support to Shimla Municipal Corporation

Power Grid has provided a compactor and sweeping machines to the Shimla Municipal Corporation under its CSR initiative ....

India adding RE capacity faster than intra-state transmission grid can keep up: IEEFA

A new IEEFA report recommends increasing competition in the development of intra-state transmission infrastructure, to speed up deployment of renewable energy in India ....

Cabinet approves revised cost estimate of Power Grid’s NERPSIP at Rs 6,700 cr

The CCEA has approved the revised cost estimate (RCE) of North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) at Rs 6,700 crore ....

CSR: Power Grid to establish a tele–ICU at SGPGIMS Lucknow

Power Grid has signed an MoU with Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) for establishing POWERGRID–SGPGIMS Tele–ICU ....

These PSUs made it to Fortune 500 list 2020 of Indian companies

Indian Oil has been ranked no 2 in the Fortune 500 list 2020 of Indian companies followed by Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), State Bank of India (SBI), and BPCL (Bharat Petroleum) in the top ten list ....

Corp Comm teams of Power Grid & REC Ltd get recognition in the list of 'Top 30 Corporate Communication Teams'

The Corporate Communications teams of India’s leading Power PSUs viz. Power Grid and REC Ltd. have been featured in the list of 'Top 30 Corporate Communication Teams' by a reputation ranking magazine ....

Power Grid Q2FY21: Net profit rises 23.4% year-on-year to Rs 3,117.4 crore

Maharatna Power PSU Power Grid has posted a strong 23.4 percent rise to Rs 3,117.4 crore in the Q2 results as against the same period previous financial year ....

Mritunjay Kumar Narayan (IAS) appointed as Govt Nominee Director of Power Grid

Ministry of Power's Joint Secretary Mritunjay Kumar Narayan (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the board of Power Grid in place of Tanmay Kumar (IAS) on Thursday ....

Abhay Choudhary assumes charge as Director (Projects) of Power Grid

Abhay Choudhary, who was serving as Executive Director in the Maharatna power PSU, has assumed charge as Director (Projects) of Power Grid on November 1 ....

Power Grid Executive Director (TD) gets 'IEC 1906 Award' by IEC

Power Grid’s Executive Director (TD) BN De Bhowmick has been awarded with the IEC 1906 Award by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) ....

Govt appoints Abhay Choudhary as new Director (Projects) of Power Grid

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Abhay Choudhary as Director (Projects) of Power Grid ....

Power Grid Director (Operations) Seema Gupta wins Gold Stevie Award 2020

Power Grid's Director (Operations) Seema Gupta has won Gold Stevie Award in 2020 Stevie Awards for Women in Business ....

POWERGRID to hire engineering graduates for Executive positions through GATE 2021

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has released a job notification for the upcoming vacancies for Executive positions. The recruitment process will be done on behalf of GATE-2021 score ....

CAG pulls up PowerGrid for poor planning, non-collection of revenue

PowerGrid lost Rs 6,853 crore due to non-collection of relinquishment charges from power companies and Rs 112.51 crore as additional RoE, said CAG ....

Govt sets ball rolling on asset monetisation; these PSUs are on the list: Sources

If word from the corridors is to be believed, the government seems to have set the ball rolling on asset monetisation in the PSU sector ....

PowerGrid commissions 1500-MW capacity pole-1 of Raigarh Pugalur HVDC project

The pole-I having a 1500 MW capacity, is the first leg of the 6,000 MW Raigarh-Pugalur HVDC project of PowerGrid ....

Cabinet okays PowerGrid InvIT; assets worth Rs 7,000 cr to be monetised

The CCEA has approved monetisation of assets of PowerGrid through Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model ....

Dr RP Singh nominated as Chairperson of BoG of IIT-Bhubaneswar

Former Chief of POWERGRID, Dr RP Singh has been nominated as Chairperson of Board of Governors (BoG) of Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar with immediate effect for a period of 3 years ....

POWERGRID to construct 'POWERGRID OT Complex' at ACTREC, Mumbai

POWERGRID has extended financial support of Rs 26.40 crore for development of a modular operation theatre complex (POWERGRID OT Complex) at ACTREC, Mumbai under its CSR initiative ....

Govt asks gencos, transcos to charge late fee less than 12% per annum from discoms

The Centre has asked all power generating companies and transmission companies to charge Late Payment Surcharge at a rate not exceeding 12 percent per annum from discoms ....

POWERGRID invites job applications from experienced Company Secretary professionals

POWERGRID is looking for professionals with experience in Company Secretariat for engagement on short term contract basis. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the job before September 12 ....

POWERGRID posts 18% profit growth in 1st quarter of FY'2020-21

Despite the ongoing Corona crisis, POWERGRID has posted a Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 2,048 crore and total income of Rs 9,817 crore on a consolidated basis for the first quarter of the current Financial Year (FY'2020-21) ....

POWERGRID's former CMD Ravi P Singh appointed as CEO of PSSC

Ravi P Singh, former CMD and Director (Personnel) of PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) ....

Abhay Choudhary set to be Director (Projects) of POWERGRID

Abhay Choudhary, who is currently serving as Executive Director at POWERGRID, has been recommended by the PESB for the position of Director (Projects) of the company ....

COVID fight: POWERGRID gives 2 ambulances to Haryana

POWERGRID’s Director (Personnel) VK Singh handed over the keys to two life support ambulances to Additional Chief Secretary and CEO of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA)  ....

Mohd Taj Mukarrum appointed as Director (Finance) of POWERGRID

The government has appointed Mohammed Taj Mukarrum as Director (Finance) of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) ....

POWERGRID invites applications for apprenticeship; click for details

Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has invited applications for the apprenticeship in various trades. Eligible candidates can apply according to the given details below ....

Despite COVID-19 crisis Power Grid posts an impressive Q4FY20

In the times of slowdown and pandemic crisis the state-run power transmission Maharatna company Power Grid (PGCIL) has posted impressive Q4FY20 results of 8.2% rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 3313.47 crore chiefly driven by growth in the transmission business ....

Power sector to get a new PSU; PowerGrid is carving out CTU

State-run PowerGrid, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power, is now set to establish a 100 percent subsidiary company which will take on the functions of the CTU ....

POWERGRID invites applications for apprenticeship in various trades

Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has invited applications for the apprenticeship. Eligible candidates can apply before June 29 ....

POWERGRID invites applications for apprenticeship; apply before June 14

Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has invited applications for the apprenticeship. Eligible candidates can apply before June 14 ....

RK Singh reviewed power system restoration measures in West Bengal

Minister of State for Power & Renewables (IC) RK Singh said that the disruption caused by the Cyclone to the power systems was extensive, but the power system restoration work is being carried out swiftly ....

POSOCO, PowerGrid, NTPC lead emergency prep work ahead of AMPHAN

POSOCO, PowerGrid and NTPC Limited have put up a mechanism in place to handle power supply situation in the wake of super cyclonic storm AMPHAN ....

PowerGrid to place 20-25% rebate proposal before board in next meeting

PowerGrid said that it will place the proposal with respect to providing to 20-25% rebate to discoms before its Board of Directors at the next meeting ....

Govt asks PSUs to defer fixed charges, offer 20-25% rebate on power supplied to discoms

While extending a Rs 90,000-crore package to stressed discoms, the govt has asked PSUs to defer fixed charges and offer a 20-25% rebate to discoms ....

Seema Gupta assumes additional charge of Director (Finance) at POWERGRID

Seema Gupta, who is serving as Director (Operations) of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), has assumed additional charge as Director (Finance) of the corporation ....

POWERGRID contributes Rs 1 crore for district hospital of Gorakhpur

POWERGRID has contributed Rs 1 crore to the district hospital of Gorakhpur for purchasing medical instruments for the eradication of Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease ....

PowerGrid in COVID-19: 1,562 Metric ton ration to 1.85 lakh people, and counting

PowerGrid has shown a resilient fight against COVID-19 and the Maharatna power PSU has so far reached out to 276 Locations across India providing free ration to 1.85 Lakh beneficiaries ....

Corona crisis: Here's how PGCIL is showing up as a 'friend in need' for the poor

POWERGRID has not just ensured the uninterrupted transmission of power but is also acting proactively by taking up humanitarian relief activities ....

POWERGRID shows comprehensive approach in fight against COVID-19

As the country is currently put into lockdown for preventing the spread of COVID-19, POWERGRID undertakes various CSR activities for providing relief to needy persons throughout India ....

POWERGRID commits Rs 200 crore to 'PM CARES Fund'

PowerGrid has announced a financial assistance of Rs 200 crore to 'PM CARES Fund' to fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ....

Tanmay Kumar is new govt nominee Director of PowerGrid

Ministry of Power's Joint Secretary Tanmay Kumar has been appointed as Government Nominee Director of Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) ....

POWERGRID signs MoU with HLL Lifecare under CSR

POWERGRID has signed an MoU with HLL Lifecare Limited for conducting health camps in nine aspirational districts under its CSR initiative ....

Exclusive: Soon a PowerGrid subsidiary for telecom business

PowerGrid is now set to turn its telecom business into a 100 percent owned subsidiary, a highly placed source at the ministry of power has confirmed the development to PSU Watch ....

POWERGRID bags 6 awards at 14th PRCI global conclave

POWERGRID has been awarded in 6 different categories including the "PRCI Corporate Communication Excellence" award for internal communication campaign of the year 2020 ....

Power Minister RK Singh dedicates 11 REMCs to the nation

Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh dedicated eleven Renewable Energy Management Centers (REMCs) to the nation ....

POWERGRID hires engineers from J&K through campus recruitment

POWERGRID hired 13 engineers, in various branches through "Campus Recruitment Programme 2019," from NIT Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) ....

POWERGRID signs MoU with CIPET to provide skill development training

POWERGRID has signed an MoU with the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET) for providing skill development training ....

Don’t think SC ruling on AGR dues issue applies to PSUs: Pradhan

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that he believes that the Supreme Court ruling on AGR dues issue does not apply to non-telecom PSUs ....

POWERGRID signs contract agreement with UETCL

POWERGRID has signed a contract agreement with Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) for providing PMC services ....

POWERGRID signs MoU with KSB and NFCH under CSR

POWERGRID has signed two separate MoU with Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB) and National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) under its CSR initiative ....

Taj Mukarrum set to be Director (Finance) of POWERGRID

Mohammed Taj Mukarrum, who is currently serving as ED in POWERGRID, has been recommended for the post of Director (Finance) at the PSU ....

VK Singh assumes charge as Director (Personnel) of POWERGRID

Vinod Kumar Singh, who was working as Senior General Manager of POWERGRID, has assumed charge as the Director (Personnel) of the company ....

PowerGrid Q3 net profit rises 14% to Rs 2,673 crore

PowerGrid has posted a Profit after Tax (PAT) of Rs 2,673 crore and Total Income of Rs 9,497 crore for Q3 of FY2019-20 ....

POWERGRID, ALIMCO to distribute aids to Divyangjan

POWERGRID has signed an MoU with ALIMCO for the distribution of aids & appliances to divyangjan in five aspirational districts ....

POWERGRID is first PSU to become PMI REP. But what is it?

POWERGRID becomes the first Indian PSU to be accredited as registered education provider (REP) of Project Management Institute (PMI) ....

POWERGRID signs MoU with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd

POWERGRID has signed an MoU with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited for providing project management consultancy services for implementation of the transmission system ....

POWERGRID signs MoU with NIT Warangal

POWERGRID has signed an MoU with NIT Warangal to create a sustainable future through various Energy Management initiatives ....

VK Singh appointed as Director (Personnel) of POWERGRID

Vinod Kumar Singh, who was serving as Senior General Manager, has been appointed as Director (Personnel) of POWERGRID ....

POWERGRID gets consultancy assignment in Bangladesh

Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has bagged a consultancy assignment for 'Transmission Planning and Project Preparatory Studies' in Bangladesh ....

IS Jha gets 'Best CEO Award 2019' by Business Today

Former Chairman & Managing Director of POWERGRID IS Jha has been awarded 'Best CEO Award 2019' by Business Today ....

PGCIL's Naresh Kumar in the 2019 list of influential PR professionals

The PowerGrid GM is the only name from the entire PSU sector in the 2019 list of influential PR professionals published by the magazine Reputation Today ....

POWERGRID signs cooperation agreement with Africa50

POWERGRID has signed an agreement with Africa50 for the development of transmission infrastructure in Kenya on PPP model ....

POWERGRID sings three consultancy contracts with NEA

Powergrid corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has signed three consultancy contracts with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) ....

Power Minister inaugurates 'Powergrid Vishram Sadan'

Power Minister RK Singh inaugurated 'Powergrid Vishram Sadan,' built under welfare project of PGCIL, at IGIMS Patna for the general public ....

PowerGrid posts net profit of Rs 2,571.10 cr in Q2 of FY20

PowerGrid has posted a net profit of Rs 2,571.10 crores for Q2, an increase of 9 percent over the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal ....

PowerGrid is looking to hire Director (Finance); click to know

PowerGrid has invited job applications for the post of Director (Finance), last date to apply for the job is December 23 ....

Its Official! POWERGRID gets Maharatna status

India's largest power transmission company Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has finally joined the elite PSUs club with the award of 'Maharatna' status, PowerGrid is the 10th PSU to get into the much coveted category ....

PowerGrid gets CSR award for improving rural livelihoods

Powergrid has been awarded a CSR award for ‘Improving Rural Livelihoods through Farmer Integrated Watershed Management’ ....

POWERGRID gets a new Director (Personnel)

Vinod Kumar Singh is currently serving as Senior General Manager and selected as POWERGRID Director (Personnel) by a PESB panel on Wednesday ....

POWERGRID receives PMI India award 2019

PMI India award 2019 was presented to the POWERGRID for its contribution to the community for improving rural livelihood through its Watershed Management Project ....

POWERGRID signs an MoU with BHEL

Powergrid and BHEL have signed an MoU for collaborative research and development project on digital substation on Thursday at Secunderabad ....

Power Grid gets Swachh Bharat Award from President

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the 'Swachh Bharat Award' to POWERGRID under PSU corporate category for significant CSR contribution ....

PowerGrid declares a total dividend of Rs 4358 cr for FY'19

The Navratna PSU PowerGrid has declared final dividend of Rs 1307.90 Crore in addition to Rs 3050.02 Crore of interim dividend for the Financial Year 2018-19 i.e. aggregating to Rs 4357.92 Crore. ....

Power Grid declares highest-ever dividend payout at AGM

At the 30th AGM, PowerGrid CMD addressed the stakeholders and apprised them of the latest developments and future plans of the company ....

POWERGRID and PFC get D&B PSU Award

Seema Gupta, Director (Operations) received the D&B PSU Award from Arvind Sawant, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise and SC Garg, Secretary (Power) ....

Kandikuppa Sreekant takes charge as CMD, PowerGrid

55-year-old Kandikuppa Sreekant has more than 33 years of experience in the power sector and more importantly he is PowerGrid's in house name who was working as the director (Finance) before taking charge of CMD ....

Foundation Stone laid for PowerGrid Vishram Sadan

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das laid the foundation stone of ‘PowerGrid Vishram Sadan’ at RIMS in presence of the chief guest R. K. Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) Power, New & Renewable Energy ....

PowerGrid signs MoU with IIT Roorkee

With the signing of this MoU, PowerGrid has become the exclusive industry partner of IIT Roorkee in the areas of energy efficiency and sustainable energy ....

PowerGrid Conferred 1st prize for observance of Swachhta Pakhwada 2019

The much-coveted award was received by Ravi P Singh, CMD, POWERGRID from AK Bhalla, Secretary (Power) ....

At Kerala’s first-ever electric mobility expo, Power Grid is showcasing Smart Grid

Besides that, POWERGRID’s first electric vehicle charging station in Kerala was inaugurated at Edappali Kochi ....

PowerGrid looking to raise Rs 10,000 cr via NCDs

The public sector undertaking is likely to take a call on the matter at its board meeting that will take place next week ....

PowerGrid First PSU to sign MoU with Energy Management Centre-Kerala

PowerGrid will dedicate its’ expertise to overall improvement of the Power scenario in Kerala through this MoU from Energy Efficiency to sustainable energy ....

Modi Govt setting up National Electricity Distribution Company, MoU Signed

India's two biggest state-run power companies POWERGRID and NTPC have signed an MoU for setting up National Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (NEDCL) through JVC on 50:50 equity basis ....

POWERGRID is recruiting Vigilance officers. Apply before July 12

Commencement of online submission of application and payment of application fee to POWERGRID is June 12, while the last Date of receipt of online application and payment of application fee is July 12 ....

Power Grid signs MoU with District Administration Gurugram

Under the CSR project POWERGRID has signed an MoU with Gurugram District administration to assist in training of 2500 Candidates in E-governance Learning & Training ....

PowerGrid Will Change Mobile Coverage Landscape In India

In a win-win order for Telecos, Power Grid, consumers and environment, CERC has given its approval to the power PSU to offer its transmission towers to telecom companies for BTS (Base Trans-receiver Station) installation ....

Power Grid signs an MoU setting out targets for FY2019-20

The MoU includes targets related to various parameters such as financial, physical, human resource management, project execution, technology upgradation, innovation etc ....

PowerGrid posts 52% hike standalone net profit in Q4FY19

The total standalone income for the March quarter settled at Rs 9,610.24 crore as opposed to Rs 8,098.93 crore a year ago ....

Power Grid CMD meets CM to discuss transmission projects in Himachal

The meeting focussed on the development and strengthening of solar transmission and other transmission projects in Himachal Pradesh ....

POWERGRID helps restore power in ‘Fani’-affected Odisha

POWERGRID has successfully helped restore power in the quickest time possible with the use of state-of-the-art techniques, an official press release said ....

Deepak Kashyap assumes charge as CVO at Power Grid

Apart from having varied experience, he is also credited with conceptualising and commissioning Indian Railways’ popular onboard magazine Rail Bandhu ....

Kandikuppa Sreekant Will be the New CMD, PGCIL

Currently working as the director (Finance) at PGCIL, 55-year-old Kandikuppa Sreekant has more than 33 years of experience in the power sector ....

PRSI Delhi organises lecture on PR for Power Grid HR employees

PRSI Delhi Chapter launches Knowledge sharing initiative; first lecture by GS Bawa delivered at the POWERGRID Academy of Leadership (PAL) to  young... ....

Gridtech 2019: Sterlite Power launches 3 new products

Gridtech 2019: The R&D team of the company has designed products that will help increase its market reach across 40 countries and are compliant to stringent global norms ....

24x7 electricity is achievable but the govt needs to address this first, say industry insiders

Speaking on the sidelines of GridTech 2019 two sources from PowerGrid said that the existing infrastructure is totally capable of carrying 24x7 electricity ....

Vice president Naidu Inaugurates 6th Edition of GRIDTECH

Gridtech 2019 launched at Pragati Maidan will last till April 5, 2019. The mega event serves as an international platform for various stakeholders of power industry across the globe ....

GRIDTECH 2019 to be inaugurated by Vice President

To encourage entrepreneurship and innovation, the GRIDTECH 2019 has separate designated areas for Micro & Small Enterprises and Students’ Innovation Pavilions ....

PowerGrid pays Rs 1,600 cr as interim dividend to govt for 2018-19

PowerGrid handed over electronic payment remittance advice for payment of Rs 1,629.62 crores to the government. The total interim dividend disbursed is to the tune of Rs 3,050.02 crores to about 5.91 lakh shareholders ....

Signing of closing syndication agreement Between POWERGRID and SMBC

Power Grid had entered into a JPY 22 billion syndicated term loan facility agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Singapore Branch (SMBC) on December 10, 2018 ....

This Indian firm has made a world record for completing PGCIL project in record time

Infrastructure firm Megha Engineering and Infrastructures (MEIL) has found a place in the Limca Book of World Records and Asia Book of Records after it completed a power substation project in a record time of seven months. ....

PowerGrid’s Naresh Kumar is now chairman of Public Relations Society of India

Other committee members elected include SS Rao, AGM (CC), PFC, Dr HS Paul, Delhi Bureau Chief, Daily Excelsior, Jammu, Sarvesh Tiwari, Managing Director, PR Professionals, among others ....

Relinquishing PowerGrid duty, CMD IS Jha becomes CERC member

The power ministry has given Ravi P Singh, director of the state-run transmission utility, the duty of serving as CMD for three months, or till the appointment of a regular incumbent ....

PowerGrid puts Leh, Kargil on national electricity map

After transmission was switched on by PowerGrid and Jammu and Kashmir power department, electricity flowed for four hours through the 220-Kv line and its four sub-stations ....

Power Ministry seeks Maharatna tag for PowerGrid

The Maharatna status permits PSEs to have greater financial autonomy, allowing them to decide on investments of up to 15 percent of their net worth in a project without government approval ....