The “Skipperite of the Year” Awards Function is an initiative to felicitate outstanding performers across Skipper’s global subsidiaries who have made an exemplary contribution to Skipper and have demonstrated exceptional reliability, quality of work, initiative, and professionalism. Each winner was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by Mr. Rakesh Sardana, Acting Country Head, Skipper Nigeria Ltd. and GTA Engineering Ltd. And Ms. Poonam Sachdeva, Group Director Corporate, in two separate formal ceremonies at Skipper’s Regional Headquarters in Gurgaon, India on 7th May, 2014 and in Lagos, Nigeria on 10th May, 2014. We congratulate the following awardees and wish them continued success in their year ahead in Skipper.
1. Mr. Rakesh Bharti, (Senior Manager – SCM), GTA Engineering Ltd.
2. Mr Siva Ramakrishna, (Senior Manager – Projects), GTA Engineering Ltd.
3. Ms. Bharti Chandhok, (Dy. Manager- SCM), Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd.
4. Mr. Parul Narang (Dy. Manger- Quality), Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd.
5. Ms. Perpetual Ngozi Osuji, (Sales Executive), Skipper Nigeria Ltd.
6. Mr. Anietie Udoh, (Executive – Tendering and Project Coordinaton ), Skipper Nigeria Ltd.
Skipper successfully participated in the world’s largest and most well-known industrial fair, Hannover Messe, on 7-11 April this year at Hall 13, Stand D49.
This was the first time that Skipper joined as an exhibitor and showcased its products and services in this international arena. On the first day itself, Skipper received excellent response and inquiries from numerous visitors. Visitors were deeply impressed with Skipper’s global presence and its full range of best-in-class power products and services at competitive prices.
Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd. was awarded a certificate of merit for qualifying amongst India’s best SMEs – 2014 by The Skotch Group. The Skotch Order-of-Merit was received by Mr. R.S. Grover – Director (Railways), Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd. on 21st March, 2014 during a function held at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Coveted for its independence and exceptional research, the Skoch Award is distinctive for its approach in selection of awardees and is known to follow the most rigorous process of selection. The top-scoring projects make it to the Skoch Order-of-Merit. A shortlist of awardees is drawn from the Order-of-Merit recipients who are invited to receive the Skoch Award in an exclusive awards function, which is presided over by a distinguished dignitary.
Skipper Electricals participated in the Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2014 (Sheikh Saeed Halls, Stand S1H49) which took place from 11th to 13th February at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Skipper’s presence this year featured a grand stand displaying the Company’s prowess in world class power products including Skipper Distribution Transformer, 145 kV Mobile Substation and Metering Panels.
“Skipper is witnessing an increased foothold in the Middle East markets and has developed an extensive network of clients, offering them superior product and project solutions. Middle East Electricity is one of the largest exhibitions in the region and provides a great platform to interact with our existing and potential clients. We have received excellent response from our participation this year and look forward to doing some great business.” said Mr. Pankaj Sachdeva, Joint Group President, Skipper t&d (A Division of SkipperSeil Group)
Skipper’s best-in-class product range, through its Indian & African manufacturing units, includes Power Transformers upto 100MVA/220kV class, Distribution Transformers upto 4MVA 33kV, Current & Voltage Transformers upto 220kV, Special Duty Mining Transformers, Induction/Arc Furnace Rectifier Transformers, Indoor & Outdoor Gas Insulated Switchgear upto 220kV, Compact Package Substations upto 11kV, Indoor & Outdoor Metering Units upto 36kV, Off Load Isolators upto 400kV, SCADA, Automation & Instrumentation Panels, Vacuum Circuit Breakers upto 36kV, and, Drop Out Fuses and Elements upto 36kV.
Skipper has also successfully forward integrated into EPC for EHV transmission lines and substations of any scale up to 400 kV. Skipper’s CSR initiatives in various countries in the areas of healthcare & education testify the Company’s commitment to “Making a Difference in the Lives of Millions Everyday”.
Skipper is proud to be associated with Lagos State Electricity Board for its much lauded, innovative first edition of the Lagos State Power Kids Program, an energy awareness program initiated by Lagos State Government (LASG) as part of the Power sector development plan to help improve energy efficiency and conservation practice amongst its citizens. With Lagos State having the most aggressive energy development plan in Nigeria, it is imperative that students be taught about energy awareness and conservation practices. The program is heavily supported by His Excellency, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, the Governor of Lagos State.
As a special award to the winning Power King and in order to motivate Lagos school children to adopt and promote the cause of Energy Conservation, Skipper organized an all-expenses paid trip to Delhi, India and Dubai, UAE for the Power King, his teacher and an LSEB staff member.
The program covers the following course topics: electricity, calculating energy consumption, energy efficiency, energy conservation, electrical hazards & safety, renewable energy and water conservation. To know more about the program, visit www.lagospowerkids.gov.ng
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