New Delhi: The Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) Pradip Kumar Das has been bestowed with the esteemed "CMD of the Year" award under the Mini-Ratna category at the 13th PSE Excellence Awards, hosted by the Indian Chamber of Commerce in New Delhi on Wednesday. This prestigious recognition marks the second consecutive financial year in which Das has received this accolade, acknowledging his exceptional leadership that has boosted the company's growth, pioneering energy transition initiatives, and outstanding contributions for IREDA and Renewable Energy sector development.
In addition to the top honour, IREDA also emerged as a runner-up in four key categories: "Operational Performance Excellence", "Corporate Governance," "Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability," and "Inclusivity- Contribution of Women and Differently-Abled In". These accolades underscore IREDA's unwavering commitment to excellence across diverse attributes of its operations. The awards were received by IREDA CMD accompanied by Director (Finance) Bijay Kumar Mohanty and other senior officials of the company.
Expressing his gratitude upon receiving these accolades, Das remarked, " It is truly an honour to be acknowledged for leadership, operational excellence, corporate governance, and more for the renewable energy sector. These awards validate the relentless commitment and dedication of the team IREDA towards driving sustainable development, while also acknowledging the trust bestowed upon us by stakeholders and business partners. Our commitment remains firm in fostering innovation and inclusivity as we actively contribute to the nation's clean energy goals, maintaining our leadership position in the market."
Das expressed his gratitude to RK Singh, Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy, Bhagwanth Khuba, Union Minister of State for New & Renewable Energy and Chemical & Fertilizers and Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, Secretary, MNRE, for their invaluable guidance and constant support.
IREDA's success at the 13th PSE Excellence Awards is a testament to the organisation's continued efforts in advancing renewable energy initiatives and upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and social responsibility.