TCL won for 'Energy Efficient Unit' award in general category.
The company was felicitated in 14th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2013 at a gala function in Hyderabad.
The award strengthens the company's commitment to environmental stewardship and its constant endevour of meeting sustainability goals, noted officials.
Tata Chemicals' Babrala plant was amongst 76 selected companies from around 232 applicants from across India.
The company was selected based on the rigorous efforts on Energy Conservation during the last three years, CII stated.
Speaking on the achievement, R Mukundan, MD, Tata Chemicals Limited said, "All Tata Chemicals manufacturing plants have demonstrated a sustainable performance in achieving targets on their energy, water and inclusivity dimensions and are becoming benchmark on their environmental and safety performance."
"Our Babrala plant is amongst the most energy efficient fertilizer plant in India. These prestigious awards and recognitions help us calibrate our approach to raise the bar and meet the emerging expectations around sustainable performance," Mukundan said.
CII noted that the companies have been evaluated based on criteria such as Continuous improvements for energy conservation; recycle of waste, focus on renewable energy resources, latest energy management system (ISO-50001) etc.
Categories for the award include Cement, Power and Building and General.
The objective of the awards was to recognize and award 'Excellence' in Energy Management in Industries and to facilitate sharing of information by excellent energy efficient companies.
CII said that the entire focus of the evaluation was to assess the trend of reduction in specific energy consumption, its proximity towards global best in energy consumption, innovation in identifying and implementing energy saving projects, savings achieved, methodology adopted during the implementation, proven efforts taken by the company to sustain the savings and utilization of Renewable Energy and waste materials.
Tata Chemicals Babrala plant has also been awarded the Sword of Honour four times by the British Safety Council, company officials noted.
--IBNS (Posted on 28-08-2013)