New Delhi, 26th December 2017: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Group, today announced that it has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Ethics’ for the year 2017.

Introduced by the Institute of Directors (IOD), the Golden Peacock Awards are now regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence, worldwide. The awards honour the organisations that promote good Governance, Transparency, accountability for Brand Building and Leadership among employees and other stakeholders. DIAL was chosen for this award by a distinguished Jury under the Chairmanship of Justice (Dr) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India.

Commenting on the receipt of the award, Mr I Prabhakara Rao, CEO, DIAL said, “GMR Group is a leader in the adoption and implementation of Ethical Management practices. The ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Ethics’ is a recognition of our initiatives. It indicates the deep commitment and resolve on the part of the Delhi International Airport for building an ethical culture all across the IGI Airport. It highlights the best in class quality process that we have been building over the years. We are committed to achieving and sustaining Corporate Excellence by adopting an integrated and holistic approach to corporate governance and ethics.”

With a strong focus on governance, Group has implemented several mechanisms – ‘Group Performance Advisory Council’ and a dedicated team of professionals in ‘Ethics & Intelligence, which serves as a catalyst in the Group’s Corporate Governance.

The Golden Peacock Award Trophy and Commendation Certificate was received by Mr R.R. Girishkumar, Group Head, Ethics & Intelligence , GMR Group and Mr Anirudh Roy, Head Ethics & Intelligence, DIAL from H.E. Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of India to Singapore on the side-lines of “2nd Global Convention on Corporate Ethics and Risk Management”  held in Singapore recently.

Earlier in 2016, DIAL got the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the transportation sector under the Aviation category. The previous year, Delhi International Airport Limited bagged ‘Golden Peacock National Quality Award’ for its concerted efforts in building a culture of Total Quality across Indira Gandhi International Airport. 

About DIAL

The GMR Group led, Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) is a consortium; comprising of GMR Group, Airports Authority of India and Fraport. The consortium has a mandate to finance, design, build, operate and maintain the Delhi Airport for 30 years with an option to extend it by another 30 years. It has truly proven to be a shining example of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Make in India. Delhi Airport has been adjudged as World’s second best Airport by Airports Council International’s (ACI) in 2016 in the category of above 40 million passengers per annum (mppa). DIAL completed the modernization of Delhi’s IGI Airport including the commissioning of Terminal 3 (T3)- India’s largest building post-independence in a record time of 37 months. 

The passenger Terminals managed by DIAL are recognised for their state-of-the-art infrastructure, design and operational efficiency. T3 serves as a hub for many carriers and has truly redefined the way Indian passengers fly. Delhi Airport is a leading Indian airport both in Passenger and Cargo capabilities with an annual traffic of 57.7 mppa.

DIAL lays strong emphasis on green sustainable technologies and has won numerous awards and recognitions for the environmental sustainability initiatives. 

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