New Delhi, 13 September 2019: Hon’ble Minister for Ministry of Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat presented the Swachh Bharat Puraskar to REC Limited on 6th September 2019 for its contribution to the Swachh Bharat Kosh of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.
The award was received by Mr. Ajoy Choudhary, Executive Director (Finance), REC andMr. S.N. Srinivas, Chief Executive Officer, REC Foundation – the CSR arm of REC Limited at an event organized by Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation at Vigyan Bhawan.
Swachh Bharat Kosh was set up in 2014 by the Government of India to mobilise CSR towards achieving the objective of Clean India (Swachh Bharat). Till date, REC has contributed a total of Rs. 60 crore to the fund.
About REC Limited: REC Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) is a Navratna NBFC focusing on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. It provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state governments, central/state power utilities, independent power producers, rural electric cooperatives and private sector utilities. Its business activities involve financing projects in the complete power sector value chain; different type of projects includes Generation, Transmission, Distribution Projects, and Renewable Energy projects.
Established in 1969, REC Limited is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year.
About REC Foundation: REC Foundation is the CSR arm of REC Limited, involved in channelizing REC’s CSR funds towards carrying out projects for sustainability and community development in various fields including education, skill development, health, sanitation, safe drinking water, environmental sustainability and women empowerment.