By Staff Correspondent
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has clinched the prestigious “Excellency- Gold Award” in “Telangana State Energy Conservation Awards – 2021 (TSECA)”. The award was presented for the excellent initiatives taken by GHIAL in conserving energy.
At a grand event organized during Energy Conservation Week Celebrations at HITEX Convention Center, Her Excellency –Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana & Puducherry, presented the award to the senior officials from GHIAL amidst the presence of industry dignitaries and participants.
The annual forum recognizes the companies engaged in Energy Efficiency initiatives that adopt best practices and technological advancement in their daily operations. The jury evaluated the participants on various parameters and innovative thought processes.
Mr Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award, which reaffirms our unwavering commitment to render the best use of the energy and water resources available. Hyderabad International Airport is moving towards cleaner and greener technology for the future generation. The award is testimony to GHIAL’s commitment towards Energy Efficiency and environmental sustainability. This recognition reaffirms our commitment towards energy conservation. As a responsible corporate, we will continue working on energy conservation and environmental sustainability.”
Over the last three years, GHIAL energy conservation initiatives have led to a substantial energy saving owing to its consistent and sustainable approach towards energy efficiency measures, which has also led to a quick dip in the GHG (Green House Gas) emissions at the airport.
Hyderabad International Airport is also a Carbon Neutral Airport having Level 3 + “Neutrality” Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) under its Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme.
GHIAL has been at the forefront of adopting energy efficiency practices. It has received recognition at various industry platforms.
GHIAL had also won the CII’s prestigious “National Energy Leader Award” in 2019, 2020 & 2021 and is continuously winning the “Excellent Energy Efficient trophy” since 2017 at the CII- GBC flagship energy management program – National Award for Excellence in Energy Management. Further, GHIAL also won the “Certificate of Merit” with the highest score of 89.26% amongst any category in the Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s (BEE) National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) 2021.