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Tata Power bags "GOLD" & "Best Project From India" at the International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) 2018 Award

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~Team Utkarsha, Team Prerana and Team Tejas receive the prestigious GOLD award & Team Utkarsha also receive "Best Project Presented From India" award in a ceremony held in Singapore~

Tata Power, India's largest integrated private power utility took center stage at the recently held International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) 2018 by bagging three GOLD awards in Innovation & Quality Control Circles. The three Quality Circle teams a) Utkarsha from Trombay b) Prerana from Distribution c) Tejas from Jojobera were bestowed with the most prestigious GOLD award for their projects.

A grand convention, the award ceremony was held at Sentosa, Singapore that witnessed the participation of around 430 teams from 13 countries. India had the largest delegation with 190 teams represented by 780 members and Tata Power was represented in the event by three teams, one each from Trombay, DNMG City Zone and Jojobera divisions. Utkarsha QC Team from Trombay Coal Logistics & Plant was also awarded the prestigious and coveted award- "The Best Project from India", which was conferred by the President of Singapore Productivity Association in a glittering ceremony.

Speaking on this achievement, Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power said, "We are privileged to receive this prestigious honour from the ICQCC since it exhibits our commitment towards creating and developing cutting-edge trends and projects that will help us contribute to the growth of the Indian Power Industry."

The ICQCC focuses on Innovation & Quality Control Circles as timeless tools for organizations seeking to achieve excellence. In recognition of this, since 1976 a group of 13 regional economies, including Singapore have been taking turns to host the International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC). The other 12 regional economies include: Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand.

Tata Power is India's largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: 'Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.' with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country's first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called 'Cennergi' to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.

With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com