Bhubaneswar: NALCO’s Panchpatmali Bauxite Mine has been awarded the distinguished Air pollution Management Excellence Award 2021 by the State Air pollution Management Board, Odisha, for efficient air pollution management measures and sound atmosphere administration practices.
In a operate held at State Air pollution Management Board, Odisha in Bhubaneswar, Shri Bikram Keshari Arukha, Hon’ble Minister of Forest & Surroundings and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of Odisha handed over the distinguished Award to the Mines staff of Nationwide Aluminium Firm Ltd (NALCO), a Navratna CPSE beneath Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India.
Shri Sridhar Patra, CMD, NALCO congratulated the Mines Workforce & reaffirmed the Firm’s dedication in the direction of efficient atmosphere administration. Shri Patra mentioned, ‘’NALCO has at all times striven for reaching the best requirements in efficient atmosphere administration. This Award is an affidavit to the dedication of NALCO workers who’ve been passionately working in the direction of following the very best Sustainable Mining practices.’’
Ranging from implementing zero discharge system for effluent, NALCO’s Bauxite Mine has adopted concurrent reclamation & rehabilitation of mined out areas. The Panchpatmali Bauxite Mine has planted greater than 37 lakh bushes to this point. Steps have additionally been taken to enhance biodiversity within the mined out areas. NALCO has been intently monitoring the very best practices being adopted throughout the globe for sustainable mining and is constantly adopting progressive technological advances within the discipline of environmental administration system.