Mumbai: Tata Housing Development Company (THDCL), India’s fastest growing real estate development company, is happy to announce that the company has been honoured with the prestigious Golden Peacock Occupational Health & Safety Award for the year 2012 by the awards jury under the chairmanship of Justice PN Bhagwati, former chief justice of India and member, UN Human Rights Commission.
The prestigious honour was presented on July 8, 2012 by Bhupinder Singh Hooda, chief minister of Haryana, during the valedictory session of the 14th World Congress Environment Management at New Delhi in the presence of distinguished gathering of business leaders, jurists, academics, environmentalists, economists, legislators and policy makers.
The renowned award is being conferred on Tata Housing in recognition of its initiatives and performance in occupational health and safety management. The company has won this award in the infrastructure category, competing with established players in the construction and real estate industry.
Speaking on the achievement, Brotin Banerjee, MD & CEO, THDCL, said, “At Tata Housing we are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment to all individuals and labourers working on our sites. This commitment resonates with the Tata group’s vision – embodied in the Tata Code of Conduct. Receiving this coveted award is a moment of great pride for all at Tata Housing. With the award comes a great responsibility of continuously excelling in safety standards and practices.”
Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by Institute of Directors in 1992, are regarded as holy grail of corporate excellence worldwide. It is a non-profit apex association of company directors committed to improving the competitiveness of Indian business through development of its leadership; the awards recognise excellence in occupational health and safety.