GAIL has recently won the Prestigious CII-National Water Awards for Excellence in Water Management-2016 in Out of fence Category for outstanding work in watershed management & development under CSR project: Jaldhar in Jhabua District of Madhya Pradesh.
GAIL (India) Limited is the only public sector to receive the award for Excellence in Water management for path breaking contribution in Watershed management and development, out of 21 companies shortlisted for the award.
The award was finalized after three tier evaluation process of detailed questionnaire, authentication of water structures through digital GIS technology of water tool and WATSCAN and finally on field verification of involvement of communities and their feedback.
The jury comprised eminent personalities from Government, industry and development sector headed by Sh. Anil Kakodkar, Chairman of Atomic Energy commission and Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. The jury, CII members and the industry members complimented and appreciated the contribution of GAIL in uplifting and empowering tribal communities in Jhabua through its meaningful and socially relevant CSR initiative.