National Safety Council
is a self-supporting non-profit autonomous society, set up by the
Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India on 4th March, 1966.
Its aim is strengthening a national movement on Safety, Health &
Environment to prevent and mitigate loss of life, human suffering &
economic losses and provide support services.
As part of the Council’s services, it has been operating Safety Awards
Scheme at the national level for three sectors viz. industrial
undertakings (Manufacturing Sector), Construction Projects (Construction
Sector) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME Sector). The main
objective of the scheme is to provide national recognition to the
organizations which have achieved and sustained a meritorious
performance in Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) and for implementing
effective OSH management systems, practices and procedures.
The ‘NSCI Safety Awards’ for the year 2016 will be presented by the
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour & Employment Shri Bandaru
Dattatreya at 11.00 am on Thursday, the 20th April, 2016 in the
Auditorium, SCOPE Convention Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi. Dr. Satish
Reddy, Chairman, National Safety Council will preside the function.
The NSCI Safety Awards are coveted national level awards in the field of
Workplace Safety, Health and Environment and given in recognition of
establishing effective Safety Management System and excellent safety &
health performance by the organizations in Manufacturing, Construction
and MSME Sectors during the relevant assessment periods. These Awards
are adjudged and declared every year by the National Safety Council. For
the Awards- 2016, total 434 organisations comprising 307 factories from
manufacturing sector; 87 establishments from construction sector and 40
MSME units participated in the contest. Altogether 70 organisations have
been selected for the award in four categories – Sarva Shreshtha
Suraksha Puraskar, Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar, Suraksha Puraskar and
Prashansa Patra. Besides, 12 client organizations from Construction
Sector will also be awarded.
IOCL - Digboi Refinery; National Fertilizers Ltd., Panipat and NPCIL,
Kaiga Generating Station 3 & 4, Kaiga, Karnataka under Group A, Group B
and Group C respectively in Manufacturing Sector; L&T Ltd., Rawatbhata,
Chittorgarh for NPCIL Atomic Power Project, Rajasthan in Construction
Sector and Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Electricals & Electronics,
Thane, Maharashtra in MSME Sector have won the top level Sarva Shreshtha
Suraksha Puraskar for the year 2016.