NSCI confers construction safety awards to Shapoorji Pallonji


Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering & Construction is the first company to win 7 awards in one category of NSCI Construction Safety Awards

National Safety Council of India (NSCI) conferred Shapoorji Pallonji’s Engineering & Construction (SP E&C) division with 7 Construction Safety Awards in the category of ‘Buildings’. This is the first time since the awards were launched in 2009, for a single entity to win 7 awards in one category. NSCI Safety Awards are highly coveted Awards at the national level for recognizing meritorious performance and effective safety and health management systems and procedures established by organisations in Manufacturing, Construction and MSME sectors. The awards were distributed by Ms. Shibani Swain – Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India and Mr. Lalit Gabhane – Director General, NSCI to the team from Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering & Construction during the Awards Ceremony held at New Delhi on 27th February 2019.

“We are constantly creating benchmarks in quality standards and construction safety, in the industry, seeking and successfully implementing strategies towards our Safety motto of ‘Either Safe Work Else Refusal’,” commented Alok Srivastava, Vice President and Corporate Head, HSE at Shapoorji Pallonji E&C, adding that there are 400 safety champions across the globe who drive the highest standards in safety across projects.

“We are honored that our projects have been awarded by NSCI. I would like to congratulate the project teams on ground who are focused on upholding safety and our leadership team, for their insistence on making safety a priority across everything we do,” said Mr. S.C. Dixit, Executive Director, Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering & Construction.

The list of projects which won in Group – A: Buildings [Residential, Commercial (Educational, Hospital, Malls, Offices, Hotel, IT Hub etc.)] are:


1. Amazon IT Services Office Building at Hyderabad, Telangana (for M/s Amazon IT Services)

2nd Level Award: SHRESHTHA SURAKSHA PURASKAR (Silver Trophy)

1. 351′ High Shiva Statue at Nathdwara, Rajasthan (for M/s Miraj Group)

2. South Asian University Campus at Maidan Garhi, Delhi (for M/s South Asian University)

3rd Level Award: SURAKSHA PURASKAR (Bronze Trophy)

1. National Cancer Institute, All India Institute of Medical Science (NCI-AIIMS) Hospital Complex at Jhajjar, Haryana (for M/s AIIMS)

4th Level Award: PRASHANSA PATRA

1. ITC-ICML Manufacturing Facility at Medak, Telangana (for M/s ITC Limited)

2. High Level Cancer Institute at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (for M/s Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Ltd.

3. Amrapali Yojna, Lucknow (for M/s Uttar Pradesh Awas & Vikas Parishad)

The list of projects which won in Group-B: Non-Buildings [Streets, Roads, Railways, Tramways, Airfields, Irrigation, Drainage, Embarkment & Navigation Work, Flood Control Work, Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Power, Water Work, Oil & Gas Installation, Electric lines, Wireless, radio, television, telephone, telegraph and overseas communication, Dams, canals, reservoirs, watercourses, Tunnels, Bridges, Viaduct, Aquaducts, Pipelines, Towers, Cooling towers, Transmission towers, Factory, and those not covered in Gr-A.]

2nd Level Award: SHRESHTHA SURAKSHA PURASKAR (Silver Trophy)

1. Shendra-Bidkin Industrial Township at Aurangabad (for Aurangabad Industrial Township Ltd.)

3rd Level Award: SURAKSHA PURASKAR (Bronze Trophy)

1. GE Locomotive Plant at Marhowra Bihar (for M/s GE Diesel Locomotive Pvt. Ltd.)

4th Level Award: PRASHANSA PATRA

1. Suzuki Motors Gujarat Automobile Plant at Hansalpur, Gujarat (for M/s Suzuki Motors Gujarat India Pvt. Ltd.)

The National Safety Council (NSC) is an apex level organization in the field of Occupational Safety and Health in India. It was set up by the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India on 4th March, 1966 as an independent, non-commercial, non-profit making and autonomous society. The Council serves as a high-quality Resource Centre for all services on Safety, Health and Environment including a large variety of information, communication and educational material. It also provides a national platform for projecting views of its members on current HSE issues. It facilitates sharing of latest national and international developments and the best practices in the field.