NTPC Vindhyachal, the largest power plant of the country, with an installed capacity of 4760MW has bagged the prestigious IPMA International Project Excellence ,Silver Award for the year 2016 for Project Management of its Stage –V Unit # 13 of 500 MW. The unit was brought ahead of CERC schedule, successfully synchronized on 06.08.2015 and achieved full load on the same day in seven hours within 26 months from start of date of construction. The commercial operation of the unit started at 00:00 hours on October 30, to earn 0.5% extra ROE on this unit. The COD was completed within 42 months from Zero date i.e. Main plant award on 03 May, 2012.
The award was received by Shri Rajesh Kumar Bhatnagar ED, Vindhyachal along with Shri SK Roy ED(OS) from the IPMA organizers at Award Ceremony held in Warsaw, Poland.
GE got gold for their South Africa Escom project and China State Construction Co. got bronze for Mauritius Airport Expansion project on the occasion
IPMA International Project Excellence Award recognizes projects from different countries, different industries and different organizations and motivates project teams to develop and improve project management. It supports professional project management in achieving high performance and identifies projects as examples of excellent project management. By rewarding teams that prove their success in project management, IPMA recognizes and acknowledges excellent and innovative projects.