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Dewa continues journey of excellence


Dewa receives 60 awards and 2 guinness world records in 2021.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) continued its journey of excellence and global leadership during 2021 and strengthened its position as one of the most distinguished utilities in the world in all fields.  It has won 59 prestigious local, regional, and international awards, and set two world records in the Guinness World Records. In light of its new achievements, Dewa has accrued 383 awards (67 local, 67 regional, 249 global) since 2015 to the end of 2021.

One of Dewa’s most notable successes was achieving the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) in the Elite Category in 2021. DEWA scored 850 in the evaluation, the highest score in the Award’s history since its launch in 1999, with 200 local and regional organisations taking part in this round. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, honoured Dewa with five awards at the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) Awards in 2021. The most prominent award is the Elite Award, which is awarded to government entities that score 600 points or more.

Other awards include the Best Entity in the Emiratisation Field, Dubai Medal for Specialised Employee, Dubai Medal for Young Employee, and special recognition for the Unknown Soldier. Dewa won the 2020 Hamdan Bin Mohammed Program for Government Services Flag for its Smart Living initiative.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa, is very proud of Dewa’s achievements. He said that the successes of Dewa are the result of its work under the vision and directives of the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, whose aim is to make the UAE government one of the best in the world, and make the UAE the world’s leading nation by its Centennial in 2071.

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