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Vedanta Wins Big at CII National Awards

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Vedanta Aluminium won five awards at the prestigious 21st National Award for Excellence in Energy Management, instituted by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII),

The awards were given at a virtual conclave and ceremony held from August 25 to 28.

The company won in the following categories:

  • Vedanta Ltd., Lanjigarh, was conferred with ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ award for deploying processes that significantly improved energy efficiency in alumina refinery.
  • BALCO received ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ as well as ‘Innovative Project’ award for its best practices and breakthrough innovation in energy management.
  • Both smelters of Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, were adjudged as ‘Energy Efficient Unit’ for streamlining and reducing energy consumption through sustained process improvements.vedanta

Instituted by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), the award aims to catalyse innovation and adoption of practices for boosting energy efficiency of organisations, facilitating sustainable and energy-efficient growth of the industry.

In this edition of the award, more than 250 organisations hailing from different industry sectors like metal, power, cement, engineering, paper, automation, etc. had participated, of whom only 154 were selected for the jury round. Among the finalists, Vedanta Aluminium emerged as a significant contender in the ‘metals’ segment winning five coveted awards.

Ajay Kapur, CEO-Aluminium & Power, Vedanta Ltd., said, “These awards stand testimony to our persistent efforts in pushing the benchmarks of energy performance across our operations.”