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NTPC wins the prestigious ATD BEST Award


National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has received the prestigious ATD BEST Award. This international award was presented to Shri D K Patel, Director (HR), at a spectacular ceremony on May 22, 2023 in San Diego, CA, USA.

The ATD BEST Award, instituted by the Association for Talent Development, USA (formerly known as the American Society for Training), is regarded as one of the most desirable and highest-level honours in the world of Learning and Development.


It honours organisations that use talent development as a strategic business strategy and demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development.

Following a rigorous examination and assessment process, NTPC received an overall ranking of 13th, placing it among the top international level recipients. This is NTPC’s finest performance so far. It is the only PSU in India to have won this award six times.

The award recognises NTPC’s outstanding Learning and Development practises, as well as its relentless pursuit of excellence through innovative approaches, adoption of technology, setting benchmarks, and fostering a culture of continuous learning by investing in and providing opportunities to its employees that are tailored to business imperatives and employee needs.

NTPC has been at the forefront of adopting and institutionalising advanced and best HR practises, which have been recognised by numerous awards and honours.