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IDCO wins Golden Peacock Award for innovative product/service


Bhubaneswar: Odisha industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) has been declared as winner of Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award-2018 (for Automated Post Allotment Application).

The prestigious award will be handed over to IDCO in a glittering award ceremony to be held on April 4 at Hotel St. Regios Dubai (UAE) on the occasion of “28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence & Innovation”. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Minister, Govt. of UAE will hand over the Trophy and Certificate to IDCO. Chairman-cum-Managing Director, IDCO has been invited to attend the ceremony and receive the Award.

Automated Post Allotment Application (APPA) was launched by IDCO in January, 2016. It aims at facilitating the “ease of doing business”. This application deals with end-to-end process handling of post allotment activities of IDCO like generation of demand notice, online payment, application tracking and processing activities. This application enables industrial units to process all post allotment related issues in the online system removing all physical interfaces between the units and IDCO, thus reducing the burden on the both.

Recently IDCO has been honoured with one of the prestigious awards i.e. Viswakarma Award, 2018 by CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council). Three projects of IDCO i.e. Krushi Bhawan at Unit-V, Bhubaneswar, Crafts Museum at Gandamunda and Planetarium Building, Burla, have been declared as “Best Construction Project” and Fortune Tower got the Award as the “Best Maintained Structure”. Viswakarma Award, 2018 was handed over to IDCO in a function at New Delhi during March, 2018.

Chairman-cum-Managing Director, IDCO congratulated Team IDCO for their collective hard work for which IDCO have made a significant mark in Indian construction industry in terms of delivering better output process and creating higher benchmark.

The Golden Peacock Awards receive over 1,000 applications each year for various award categories. The applications are assessed independently at three levels and then finally by a grand jury. This year, the Secretariat received over 315 responses, in four categories. Out of which, after careful scrutiny, 164 applications were shortlisted for final selection.

An Assessment Group comprising of Business Excellence, Quality Management and Learning & Development experts was set up to assess the applications. Each of the application was reviewed by assessors independently, and was later discussed by the committee for normalization of assessments/reviews.