At a glittering ceremony at the Vigyan Bhavan today to celebrate the third Public Sector Day, Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Hon'ble President of India today conferred the SCOPE Meritorious Award 2010-11 for R&D, Technology Development & Innovation upon IndianOil. The award was received by Mr. R.S Butola, Chairman in the presence of Mr. Praful Patel, Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Mr. OP Rawat, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises and Dr. Nitish Sengupta, Chairman, BRPSE.
Senior officials from SCOPE and senior executives from a cross section of Public Sector Companies were present on the occasion.IndianOil was previously the winner of the Best Practices in Human Resource Management category for the year 2009-2010.
The Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) is an apex organization of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs). In its pursuit to promote excellence and competitiveness of public enterprises, it regularly recognises performance in various categories. The award was presented as a part of the celebrations of the third Public Sector Day.