Bhubaneswar: The 1st Intra Region Power Quiz – 2023 of NTPC Limited, Eastern Region-II was successfully conducted, here on Wednesday.

A total number of 11 teams from Talcher-Kaniha, Talcher Thermal, Bongaigaon, Darlipalli and North Karanpura participated in the quiz competition.

The main objective of the Power Quiz is to assess the awareness and knowledge level of executives in the changing Power Scenario as well as to make power professionals aware of the emerging business scenario, energy transition and changing global scenario and also provide a platform for executives to showcase their knowledge and skills.

The Regional Power Quiz 2023 was organized successfully under the guidance of Partha Mazumder, Regional Executive Director (East-II) and was inaugurated by N. S. Rao, Executive Director (TSTPS). Karunakar Das, CGM (Bongaigaon) was also present on the occasion.

The Quiz was conducted by K.M. Prashanth, GM (HR), NTPC-Kanti. Topics on Green Hydrogen, Solar & Wind Energy, Energy Storage, New & Innovative Technologies, Regulatory Reforms initiatives & Innovative Business Models were covered during the Quiz.

S Venkateswarlu, DGM (Operation) and P Krishna Kishore, Dy. Manager (Operation) from Talcher Kaniha were adjudged as the Winners whereas, Samit Kumar Deb, AGM (HR/R&R) and Arun A. Thachil, DGM (Engineering Services) from Talcher Thermal adjudged as the 1st Runner up and Nishant Kumar, Dy. Manager (Operation) and Pankaj Saxena, Dy. Manager (Operation) from Darlipalli adjudged as the 2nd Runner Up.

A cash award of Rs.5,000/-, Rs.4,000/- and Rs.3,000/- were presented respectively to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners besides Certificates and mementos.

The power quiz was also witnessed by the employees and their family members. Executives of Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) and other utilities also witnessed the event.