Vice-President of India confers SCOPE Awards to PSEs

Vice President calls Public Sector the Pride of the Nation and spine of the Indian economy

Vice-President of India confers SCOPE Awards to PSEs
Vice President calls Public Sector the Pride of the Nation and spine of the Indian economy

The Hon’ble Vice-President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar conferred the SCOPE Awards at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi during the event organised by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE).  Shri Sandeep Kumar Gupta, Chairman, SCOPE; Shri Atul Sobti, Director General, SCOPE and Shri Brajesh Kumar Updadhyay, Vice Chairman, SCOPE were also present on the dais. The function was attended by Senior Government Officials from various Ministries & Departments of Government; senior officials from PSEs and national, international associates of SCOPE. The program was attended both physically and virtually by a large number of participants. SCOPE Awards commemorate the innovative, development driven and entrepreneurial spirit of Public Sector Enterprises.

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Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-President commended the potential and capability of the Public Sector Enterprises by calling them the pride of the Nation and spine of the Indian economy. He appreciated the rich human resources of the PSEs and also guided them to optimise their talent pool, take initiatives towards research and development while embracing emerging and disruptive technologies.  

Chairman, SCOPE, Shri Sandeep Kumar Gupta on this occasion said that PSEs have come a long way playing a balanced role in ensuring economic development, social justice and employment generation and these awards have been instituted cognizant of the varied initiatives of PSEs in the nation’s growth.

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In his address Director General, SCOPE, Shri Atul Sobti said that commemorating the achievements of the Public Sector, SCOPE Awards are a festival of PSEs’ achievements, as they reverberate and celebrate the undying spirit and incessant role of PSEs as nation builders. He further added that SCOPE as the apex body of PSEs will continue to take newer initiatives for enhancing performance and competitiveness of PSEs while showcasing their achievements on national and international forums.

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