Power Grid Corporation is India’s largest Electric Power Transmission Utility Company and undoubtedly a backbone of power transmission of the country. With its scale, it aspires to be a Global Transmission Company with Dominant Leadership in Emerging Power Markets with World Class Capabilities. It operates on the philosophy of ‘One Nation, One Grid’.
Beyond creating large scale infrastructure for the country and helping deliver an essential service, as a corporate citizen, PowerGrid is committed to making a significant impact in Social & Economic Development of communities through initiatives in rural development, education, skill development, health and other areas of national importance, through a long-term strategy that it has conceptualized and deployed.
In the spirit of a Maharatna Company, Power Grid has a large number of ongoing programme and initiatives at any given point in time. Starting with causes like Environment & Sustainability wherein it undertakes projects like restoration of lakes, desilting of ponds, massive plantation drives & celebration of Vanmahotsava, promoting the use of solar energy by installing high mast lights in several states having erratic electrical power supply; to numerous other areas of community & human development like making Healthcare available, affordable and accessible for all, through its CSR interventions giving high priority to improve the healthcare infrastructure, including sub centres, primary health centres, community health centres etc. across the country. Besides this, Power Grid regularly conducts Medical Camps, provides open gymnasiums, and undertakes renovation work of Govt. hospitals. It has installed sanitary napkin machines at various government schools and undertaken construction of public toilets in various parts of the country.