BHEL employees win Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskars

20 Sep 2017

Among a host of public and private sector companies in the country, BHEL employees have bagged the maximum number of 'Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskars' for the performance year 2015.
BHEL employees won 15 out of 28 Vishwakarma awards, which translates into 54% of the total awards. Significantly, this is the highest number of awardsever won by any organization in the country.
The awards were presented by the Hon’ble Union Minister of State, Labour & Employment (Independent Charge), Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar at a function in New Delhi.
15 Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskars have been shared by 63 employees from BHEL’s Trichy, Haridwar, Thirumayam and Hyderabad units, for innovative suggestions leading to cost reduction, higher productivity, safety and quality of products.
In addition, 6 'National Safety Awards' have been won by BHEL's Trichy unit for outstanding achievements in terms of the longest accident free period and lowest accident frequency rate at their works. Significantly, BHEL and its employees have been winning both these prestigious national awards, consistently, since their inception. (EOIC)