Shillong, December 18 : Meghalaya’s dedication to efficient power management has earned it national recognition, with the Meghalaya State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC) winning the prestigious 3rd LDC Excellence Award 2023 in the Emerging SLDC category. This accolade bestowed by the esteemed Jury Members celebrates the SLDC’s exemplary performance and unwavering commitment to ensuring a robust and reliable power grid for the state.

The award ceremony, held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi today, witnessed GRID-INDIA and FITT, IIT-Delhi, jointly presenting both the 3rd LDC Excellence Awards and the 12th GRID-INDIA Power System Awards (GIPSA). Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

A. Kharpan, Director (Transmission) at MePTCL, and T. Gidon, Superintending Engineer at the Meghalaya SLDC, proudly accepted the award on behalf of the state.

“This prestigious recognition is a source of immense pride and gratitude for the entire Meghalaya SLDC team,” stated Sanjay Goyal, IAS, CMD MeECL. “It is a testament to their relentless efforts, innovative practices, and unwavering dedication to ensuring efficient Grid Management and a reliable power supply for Meghalaya. This achievement wouldn’t have been possible without the team’s tireless 24×7 commitment.”

The Meghalaya SLDC has consistently stood out for its operational excellence within the emerging SLDC category. Their unwavering focus on efficient resource management, innovative practices, and dedication to grid stability have demonstrably contributed to the smooth functioning of the national power grid.

The LDC Excellence Award not only serves as a well-deserved recognition for the Meghalaya SLDC’s past achievements but also acts as a powerful motivator for the team to continue pushing the boundaries of excellence in the years to come. This accolade fuels their passion to strive for even greater heights, ensuring a bright future for Meghalaya’s power sector and ultimately, the well-being of its citizens.