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Vedanta Aluminium bags the DX Award


Vedanta Aluminium, a part of Vedanta Limited, has bagged the ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ Award at the Digital Transformation (DX) Summit & Awards 2020.

Organised by CIICentre for Digital Transformation (CDT), the DX Award provides a prestigious platform for the industry’s best to showcase superlative efforts and achievements in the realm of digital transformation, offering unparalleled exposure and valuable recognition to the practitioners, said a press release issued by Vedanta.

Vedanta Aluminium has bagged the award as India’s first, and the world’s third, smelter to deploy the digital smelter technology at its Jharsuguda plant in Odisha.

The summit, said the release, witnessed participation from over 300 companies and Vedanta outshone the competition by showcasing its digital smelter project which is being deployed at Jharsuguda. It uses digital twin technology with predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Ajay-KapurSpeaking about the company’s digital transformation endeavours, Ajay Kapur, CEO, Aluminium & Power Business, Vedanta Ltd., said, “We strive to make our operations future-ready by integrating best-in-class digital solutions, building in efficiencies, and optimising costs and raw material consumption in our quest to become the world’s leading producer of the ‘green metal’ or aluminium.”