CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation have won two awards under digitalisation in the electricity sector and economic and operational welfare categories.
“Under the guidance of Honourable Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin, our TANGEDCO got Gold for digitalisation using ERP and also obtained Silver in automatic meter reading in open access renewable generators. This is a milestone in the history of TANGEDCO,” Electricity Minister V Senthilbalaji tweeted.
Under the digitalisation in the electricity sector category, TANGEDCO got gold for digitalisation using ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). It provided centralised payment for suppliers, contractors and employees. The new system facilitated estimate preparation and work orders. It initiated the sale of scraps and fly ash and the creation and management of assets.
TANGEDCO won silver for automatic meter reading in open-access renewable generation with data communication through GRPS. It held in the reduction of human intervention to four to five per cent from 100 per cent and enabled improvement in billing accuracy.
SKOCH Award, independently instituted in 2003, is conferred by an independent organisation as a third-party assessment. It is the only award in the country that is based on felt-needs assessment and outcome evaluation based on evidence.