New Delhi, India — (METERING.COM) — February 20, 2009 – North Delhi Power Ltd (NDPL) has been awarded a bronze award in the ministry of power’s national awards for meritorious performance in power distribution.

NDPL was selected by the Central Electricity Authority based on an evaluation of its performance in areas including losses, metering, financial turnaround, and distribution network reliability.

The award was presented by India’s President Pratibha Patil, and accepted on behalf of NDPL by Sunil Wadhwa, CEO and executive director, and Arup Ghosh, chief operating officer.

“We are honored to have been presented with this award,” said Wadwa. “The recognition is a reflection of our commitment towards our consumers to provide them with world class services.”

NDPL was also the recipient of national awards for meritorious performance for 2004-5 and 2005-6.

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Ltd. (APEPDCL) was the winner of the gold award for distribution companies and also won gold for rural distribution franchisee performance.