Kochi, December 18, 2015: Vivanta by Taj Green Cove, Kovalam, a property owned by Muthoot Pappachan Group, has won this year’s prestigious National Energy Conservation Award in the category of Hotel Sector, for its innovative efforts in the field of energy conservation.

The award was instituted by the Union Ministry of Power to recognize the benchmarks in energy conservation in different sectors.

Vivanta by Taj (VBT) secured the first place in the hotel sector (5 star and above category). The award was presented to VBT General Manager Mathew C Thomas and Chief Engineer Sivakumar K by Hon’ble Union Minister for Power Shri Piyush Goel, at a function in Delhi on December 14, the National Energy Conservation Day.

The hotel has initiated several steps in the last three years for energy conservation. In 2013, VBT received the Certificate of Appreciation from the Kerala State Pollution Control Board and last year, it won the Kerala State Energy Conservation Award. Mathew Thomas has recently been conferred with the ‘’Best Hotel Manager Award (Kerala) ’’ at the Kerala State Tourism Awards.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)