Shram awards are given in recognition of outstanding contributions made by workmen
GN Bureau | February 28, 2018
A total of 42 employees of Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) employees have bagged the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for their distinguished performance between 2011 and 2016.
The employees from BHEL units at Trichy, Haridwar, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Bhopal, shared 27 Shram awards including 4 Shram Bhushan, 10 Shram Vir/Veerangana and 13 Shram Shree/Devi awards. The awards were conferred on the employees by the Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu.
Instituted in 1985 by the ministry of labour, union government, the Shram Awards carry a cash prize and a Sanad. 126 BHEL employees have won these prestigious awards, since inception, reflecting the continued excellence in BHEL’s work culture and the technical acumen of its workers.
Shram awards are given in recognition of outstanding contributions made by workmen both in the public as well as private sector and who have a distinguished record of performance, devotion to duty of a high order, specific contribution in the field of productivity and proven innovative abilities.
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