The Meghalaya State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC) has been conferred with the prestigious 3rd LDC Excellence Award 2023 in the Emerging SLDC category.
Meghalaya SLDC won the award for exemplary performance and dedication to efficient power grid management.
The award ceremony took place today at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.
GRID-India, in collaboration with FITT, IIT-Delhi, hosted the event, presenting both the 3rd LDC Excellence Award and the 12th GRID-INDIA Power System Awards (GIPSA), formerly known as the POSOCO Power System Awards.
Union Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh, graced the occasion as the chief guest.
Apbor Kharpan, Director (Transmission) at MePTCL and T Gidon, Superintending Engineer at the State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC), Meghalaya, accepted the award on behalf of Meghalaya.
“We feel incredibly proud and grateful for receiving this prestigious recognition. The award is a testament to the hard work and unwavering dedication of the entire Meghalaya SLDC team in ensuring a reliable and efficient power supply and grid management in Meghalaya. This achievement would not have been possible without the support and hard work of the team, which works 24×7,” said MeECL Chairman and Managing Director Sanjay Goyal today.
Goyal said that the Meghalaya SLDC has consistently set the benchmark for operational excellence within the emerging SLDC category.
“Their innovative practices, efficient resource management, and dedication to grid stability have demonstrably contributed to the smooth functioning of the Indian power grid,” he added.
According to Goyal, the LDC Excellence Award will continue to serve as a powerful motivator for the Meghalaya SLDC team to continue their pursuit of excellence in the years to come. “This award will fuel the passion to strive for even greater heights,” he said.