Digital initiative begins in NTPC towards paperless office
01st May, 2017
In line with the “Digital India” initiative NTPC steps towards digitization by implementation of companywide paperless office to save on expensive office space and paper use. The initiative will cover all NTPC projects and offices and will be rolled out in phased manner, helping in optimum utilization of the available space, easy retrieval of old records and promote clean office environment. Digitizing records and printed literature makes it easy to share documents electronically and lowers the temptation to make photocopies.
Company has already introduced e-tender, invoice monitoring system, grievance management and digitized notice boards at all locations. The digitization process in Legal , Company Secretariat and Corporate Communication has been started in the first phase comprising more than 4 million documents. The NTPC house journal has been digitized and App being developed for internal communication.
NTPC is encouraging work environment in which the use of paper is eliminated or reduced by converting documents into digital form. "Going paperless" can save money, boost productivity, save space, make documentation and information sharing easier more secure, and help save the environment.
As a corporate citizen NTPC has taken several steps towards Sustainable Development with focus on bio-diversity, promotion of renewable energy, plantation of trees in and around NTPC Stations, installation of rooftop of Solar PV, rain water harvesting, rehabilitation of water bodies and installation of air quality monitoring systems in major cities. In 2016-17, NTPC created an additional carbon sink by planting 10 million trees apart from these Approx 22 million trees have been planted by the company in the vicinity of its various operating stations till date.
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