Gurgaon: The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid), which is a ‘Navratna’ Company, celebrated its 22nd foundation day here on Thursday amidst musical programmes.

Speaking on the occasion, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who was the chief Guest said, “Countries like America and Australia have also expressed their willingness in taking the services of Power Grid, which has always touched new highs in the sector.”

“Our country is continuously making progress in sectors like power generation, power distribution and power transmission. Many other companies have also carved niche in the transmission sector,” he said.

RN Nayak CMD of PowerGrid Corporation speaking at length about the achievements of the company said, “With hard work, determination and new zeal our company is committed to touch new highs.”

As a novel step, the company had specially invited its retired workers to felicitate them.

A musical programme held on the occasion also witnessed the participation of popular bollywood singer Abhijeet and Little Champ winner Hemant Vrijwasi who mesmerized the audience with their songs.

(JPN/ Bureau)