Sh. Nand Lal Sharma Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN informed that SJVN has obtained Anti-Bribery Management System Certification (ABMS) ISO 37001:2016. He further said that every SJVNite is proud of this achievement as SJVN is the first Power Sector PSU to get this certification. ABMS is a Management System that helps in preventing, detecting & responding to the act of bribery.
Sh. Sharma further said that ABMS certification granted by the Bureau of India Standards (BIS) is a testament to SJVN’s unwavering commitment to implement robust anti-bribery Policies and Procedures. He further said that at SJVN, we ensure that all employees and stakeholders adhere to ethical standards. He further said that in SJVN we believe integrity is the foundation of responsible citizenship and sustainable development.
Sh. Nand Lal Sharma said that the certification is granted upon successful implementation of ISO 37001:2016 standards across 14 locations on SJVN. These locations include Corporate headquarters in Shimla, the Liaison Office in Delhi, and twelve (12) other project locations in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
Sh. Nand Lal Sharma praised the efforts of Sh. Prem Prakash (IOFS), Chief Vigilance Officer SJVN along with his team played an active role in the process of achieving this certification.
Anti-Bribery Management System (ISO 37001:2016) Certification is an International Standard, which provides solutions for the eradication of bribery-related incidents and concerns. The system includes Anti anti-bribery policy, Appointment of Person(s) to oversee anti-bribery compliance, training, risk assessment, and instituting reporting and investigation procedures.