Lanco Tanjore receives British safety award

Bangalore, Dec 5 : Lanco Infratech Limited (LITL), one of India's largest integrated infrastructure enterprise, has announced that its unit, Lanco Tanjore Power Company Limited (LTPCL), operating 120 MW combined cycle power plant in Tamil Nadu has bagged the Sword of Honour award from British Safety Council in the category of 'Health and Safety Management System' for the year 2013.

The award which acknowledges the company's excellence in the health and safety bracket was presented to LTPCL's Chief Executive Officer P. Panduranga Rao from Alex Botha, Chief Executive Officer of the British Safety Council in a grand ceremony at the Goldsmith's Hall in London.

Commenting on the occasion, P. Panduranga Rao, CEO, Lanco Tanjore said: "This is a proud moment for Lanco Group. Very few companies have received this award from the British Safety Council till now. It marks the sincere and responsible efforts that Lanco put into each of its projects to ensure the maintenance of the highest safety standards and creation of an amicable, secure work environment for its employees."

In order to compete for the award, LTPCL first had to attain five star rating in the British Safety Council's health and safety management audit scheme with a minimum score of 92 percent.

LTPCL had to achieve another 80 percent to receive the award, making it the first ever gas-based combined cycle power plant in India to scale the heights of achievement in the field of health and safety.

--IBNS (Posted on 05-12-2013)

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