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 awards ever 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.