Hyderabad/Gurugram: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna company under Ministry of Power, Government of India, is observing Vigilance Awareness Week with the theme Independent India@75: Self Reliance with Integrity from 26th October to 1st November, 2021 in all its offices. Southern Region-I, RHQ, Secunderabad as part of the “Vigilance Awareness Week – 2021” organized “WALKATHON” at Necklace Road today i.e, on 30.10.2021.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Anoop Kumar, Executive Director, SR-I said everyone has to fight against the corruption and Vigilance Awareness Week is like booster dose every year to remind to fight for corruption free system. He emphasized that individuals had to collectively fight to eradicate corruption.
In the Weeklong celebrations, SR-I has conducted Gram Sabhas, essay, elocution/debate competitions in various schools/colleges nearby its establishments across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka to create awareness on corruption in the society as outreach programmes.
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED is a Maharatna Enterprise under Ministry of Power having its regional headquarters of Southern Region-I at Secunderabad. POWERGRID is engaged in inter- state bulk power transmission. POWERGRID has 171,950 ckm of transmission lines, 262 Sub-stations and more than 444,738 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, POWERGRID has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%.