Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is the state owned electric utility which is also known as Central Transmission Utility. It is the prime body for bulk power transmission. It has its head quarters in Gurgaon, India. About 50% of power transmission of India comprises of power grid network. It was established in 1989 and due to its excellent performance powergrid was awarded with Miniratna-I PSU category in 1998.
With its growing contribution in power related fields and integrated development of resources the company was conferred with the category of Navratna in 2008. It is managing the establishment and maintenance of power transmission infrastructure in order to develop the power sector strategically. Its mobility and excellent approach results in smooth and reliable grid operation across the nation.
Powergrid is also planning to create a national grid in order to provide strong and reliable power structure which ensures maximum utilization of power generating resources and correction of uncertainty in power plants. This company is continuously working towards the improvement of efficiency and management of various grid operations all over India. Powergrid has also spread its wings in corporate social responsibility which has organized various programs in the areas like games, education, health, development and infrastructure. It is also taking initiative to set up a smart grid technology in India.
It has a huge and strong human resource and man power of about 9500 people with expertise in various fields. These professionals work hard to ensure the proper development and integration of power transmission throughout the nation. Recruitments of such people take place in areas of engineering, management, legal and public relations which deal with various sectors. The candidates are selected through all India competition or through the institutes of country. Candidates can enter this corporation with the help of GATE exams also. Jobs are available to both freshers and experienced candidates. Mostly the executive trainee vacancies are issued by the Powergrid regularly in order to recruit fresh talent. They are subjected to one year training after selection. Other training areas include development of behavioral skills, management skills, management module, sports, cultural events and seminars that lead to furnish the person into a good leader.
Current vacancies for executive trainees in electrical discipline are notified by the powergrid. Candidates will be selected by the GATE exam which will be held in February 2013 for electrical engineering. It will decide the recruitment of trainees in powergrid based on the performance in GATE examination and its scores. To get updated yourself on upcoming recruitment 2013, one may refer to official page here www.powergridindia.com/_layouts/PowerGrid/User/ContentPage.aspx?PId=166&LandID=English