GUWAHATI: NTPC Bongaigaon joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 72nd Republic Day Celebrations at the station. Shri Subrata Mandal, CGM, NTPC Bongaigaon hoisted the National Flag and took the salute at the ceremonial parade by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
In his address to the employees and their family members, Shri Mandal highlighted various achievements of NTPC Bongaigaon and said India is a nation with “Unity in Diversity” and NTPC Bongaigaon also celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the entire North East. NTPC Bongaigaon has excelled not only in many areas of Operations and Maintenance but also has created a positive image in the entire power map of the state and the nation, he added. He congratulated and thanked employees, Deptts and various partners associated with NTPC Bongaigaon for constantly making the station vibrant and engaged. Shri Mandal urged all to work as one team and bring laurels to NTPC Bongaigaon and the region as a whole by benchmarking various practices and taking new initiatives for the improvement of the station in various areas. He expressed his satisfaction that NTPC Bongaigaon withstood and overcame several challenges arising due to Covid-19 pandemic and continued to perform efficiently in various O&M areas.
The CISF wing of NTPC Bongaigaon enthralled the entire gathering by the water show by CISF Fire Wing and the various stunts performed by the contingent showcasing their skills and defence expertise.
Shri Subrata Mandal, CGM, along with senior officials of the station and CISF presented HOP Meritorious Awards to 30 employees from various departments for their outstanding performance in their respective fields and Four Employees were awarded for their safety initiatives and proactive approach towards a safe working environment. CISF and DGR officials, contractual workers from Safety and Hospital and Indian Coffee House were also awarded by Shri Mandal in the presence of Shri T. Ravinder, GM (O&M), Shri Ramakant Panda GM (Maintenance), Shri D P Patra, GM (Operations), Shri H K Brahma, Commandant, CISF, Shri Arunashis Das, AGM (Projects) and Shri A. K. Chawla, AGM (HR).
Quality Circle Team Aqua Power (Chemistry) and Black Treasure, Professional Circle Team “Electra” (Electrical Deptt) were also awarded for their performance in station level QC, Regional Level QC and Regional PC Convention respectively.
Departmental Heads, Colleagues and employees from various Depts., Unions and Associations, CISF, DGR Security Services Bardwi Shikla Ladies Club and Welfare bodies of NTPC Bongaigaon, family members were present on the occasion. A plantation drive of nearly 70 saplings were conducted by Environment Management Group to mark the occasion .
Live streaming of Republic Day Celebration was also made available through YouTube by the IT Deptt.