NALCO’s Bauxite Mines Receive 5-Star Rating

NALCO's Bauxite Mines Receive 5-Star Rating
NALCO's Bauxite Mines Receive 5-Star Rating

July 15

The Panchpatmali Central and North Block Bauxite Mines of NALCO received a 5-Star Rating from the Government of India’s Ministry of Mines.

The 5-star rating award along with a certificate of excellence was presented by the Union Minister of Coal, Parliamentary Affairs, and Mines Pralhad Joshi.

NALCO received the award for its efforts and initiatives undertaken in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Framework (SDF). The SDF includes scientific and efficient mining, implementation of best practices in mining operations, rehabilitation & reclamation of the mined-out area, environment protection, as also various steps taken in healthcare, skill, and peripheral development.

NALCO CMD congratulated the employees of the mines and said, “This award is a testimony of our deep commitment towards sustainable and eco-friendly mining, which is at the core of our mining operations”.

He further said that the award is the result of the dedicated and committed teamwork of our Mining employees and management, coupled with the best practices being followed in our mining activities.

Raosaheb Patil Danve, Minister of State for Coal, Railways, and Mines; Shri Alok Tandon, IAS Secretary Mines, Govt. of India and Sanjay Lohiya, IAS, Addl. Secretary, Mines, Govt. of India were present on the occasion.

On behalf of NALCO, the coveted award was received by Bijay Kumar Das, Director (Production), NALCO, during the 6th National Conclave on Mines and Mineral held in Delhi.




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