Voltas Limited was the recipient of the Ministry of Power’s ‘National Energy Conservation Award 2020’ at a virtual award ceremony hosted by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency on January 11, 2021. Voltas was conferred this award by R.K Singh, Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy and Minister of State in Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, for the Company’s achievement in these challenging times of the pandemic.
The award recognizes industries and establishments for taking special efforts to reduce energy consumption while maintaining their production. This was the fourth time that Voltas has been felicitated with this award. Voltas was judged to have outperformed others, in two categories, namely: Appliance of the Year in Air Conditioners (Fixed Speed); Appliance of the Year in Air Conditioners (Variable Speed).
Pradeep Bakshi, Managing Director and CEO expressed delight to receive the Appliance of the Year in Air Conditioners Award at the National Energy Conservation Awards 2020. He stated, at Voltas, it has always been our endeavour to offer appliances that are conscious of a greener and more environmentally friendly future. We have been working tirelessly to introduce products and technologies that would lead to more energy savings. Our differentiated positioning of energy efficiency is based on intelligent design and innovative cooling, doubling up to provide not only cost-effectiveness but also the highest levels of energy efficiency.
Further he added that as energy consumption increases at an alarming rate, protecting and preserving our environment continues to form a prominent part of Voltas’ commitment. We are thankful to the Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency for recognizing our innovations and addressing the increasing need for energy efficient products in the country. I would also like to take this moment to thank the incredible engineers at Voltas, without whom we would not be able to reach the heights of success that we currently enjoy.