NTPC awarded with prestigious FICCI “Jury Commendation Certificate” for Women Empowerment
· NTPC is the only PSU to receive the FICCI Award this year
NTPC has been conferred with the prestigious FICCI "Jury Commendation Certificate" under the Category "Women Empowerment". The award has been received for NTPC's flagship "Girl Empowerment Mission" Project. NTPC is the only PSU to receive the FICCI Award this year. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Hon'ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs was the Chief Guest at the virtual 18th FICCI award ceremony held today.
Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD NTPC received the certificate on behalf of the company. In his video address on receiving the award, CMD NTPC stated that this a humble, yet valuable contribution by NTPC to the national cause of gender justice and empowerment.
GEM has been launched by NTPC to provide holistic education to girl children in the age group of 10-12 years. The programme prepares the girl child to become a well-rounded adult; instills curiosity and helps them develop better communication and social skills. Furthermore, it encourages girl children to get connected to a subject with their creative skills; develops psychological, social & emotional growth, makes learning natural, engaging, and a fun and meaningful experience.