ZESCO limited Managing Director, Mr. Victor Mapani has urged employees to generate more innovations that will enable the corporation provide better and efficient services to its customers.
Speaking at this yearâ€™s Zambia International Trade Fair in Ndola, where ZESCO limited was crowned winner of the â€˜2022 Best Innovation Public Sector Awardâ€™, Mr. Mapani said he was pleased with the award that the corporation received.
He encouraged all members of staff to come up with more innovations and improvements to the existing technologies in order to drive the corporation to greater heights and continue providing customers with better and efficient services.
ZESCO limited won the â€˜2022 Best Innovation Public Sector Awardâ€™ at the just ended Zambia International Trade Fair, which was held from 1 - 5 July, 2022, under the theme â€˜'Promoting Value Addition for Sustainable Growth'â€™.
The corporation under the â€˜Innovation Hubâ€™ initiative, sponsored 20 pupils and 18 students from various schools, colleges and universities who were facilitated to showcase their projects in the categories of junior engineers, technicians and scientists.
ZESCO also showcased the â€˜USSD Codeâ€™ and the â€˜Smart Electric Switchâ€™, which is a way of switching on and off of electricity using smart devices like phones. The â€˜Smart Electric Switchâ€™ also possess further advantages such as scheduling automatic switching on/off.
It is through these exceptional innovations and the drive for continuous improvements in the quality of service to customers that ZESCO limited was recognized and awarded.