The National Power Corporation on Monday, January 12 conferred to 15 awardees the certificate and cash incentives for the Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence or PRAISE.


PRAISE was given to the seven hydroelectric power plants of the Agus-Pulangi Complexes for being the recipients of the 2013 Corporate Safety Excellence Award by the Department of Energy – Safety and Health Association of the Philippine Energy Sector, Inc. (DOE-SHAPES). The same achievement was also earned by Mr. Jovenico C. Palisbo, Manager of the Safety and Security Division of the Mindanao Generation making him a PRAISE recipient too.


The SPUG Luzon and SPUG Mindanao Operations Departments both received PRAISE for having been awarded with the ISO Certification 9001:2008 by the Anglo Japanese Americans (AJA) Registrars and TUV Rheinland Philippines, respectively.


Another PRAISE recipient is Mr. Bernard M. Broas of the Office of the General Counsel for being a Dagitab ng NPC Awardee for Honesty and Integrity. The Billings and Settlements Division who was also a Dagitab ng NPC Awardee for Teamwork, Action and Resiliency became part of the PRAISE.


The corporation’s GCAA Ladies’ Bowling Team was likewise recipients of PRAISE for being hailed as champions in the 2014 GCAA Bowling Tournament. PRAISE was also given to the HR Department for being the awardee of the CSC Accreditation on the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resources Management.


Finally, PRAISE was presented to the NPC Head Office personnel for being the awardee of the Environmental Excellence Award during the 2014 Recognition Awards for Eco-Friendly Government Offices competition of the DENR. The awardees were presented with certificates and cash incentives ranging from P10,000 to P60,000.