Union Minister for Power Susheel Kumar Shinde presented silver shield to the National Thermal Power Corporation, Ramagundam, for its meritorious performance in power generation during 2009-10 and 2010-11.

The shield was collected by NTPC Executive Director (South) R Venkateshwaran and NTPC Ramagundam general manager Y.V. Rao, which was presented by the Union Minister at a function held in New Delhi on Thursday.

Meritorious awards

The Union Ministry of Power instituted some meritorious awards for the power generation stations to encourage productivity and competition.

Union Minister of State for Power K.C. Venugopal , NTPC CMD Arup Roy Chaudhary and other senior officials were also present.