Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda’s thermal power plant awarded for having maintained an accident freezone for the longest period

On 29th June, 2018, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda’s 2400 MW Thermal Power Plant received accolade for maintaining an accident free zone for the longest period at the divisional level Safety Convergence workshop organized by the Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Odisha, Sambalpur division. Shri Sushant Singh, Minister of State, Energy and Labour & ESI Department, Govt. of Odisha, presented the award to members of our safety team who received the award on behalf of the company.

Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO –Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda commented on the occasion, “We are proud to have been awarded this appreciation by the Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Odisha. We are committed towards making our operations a safe & secure environment for everyone working with us, and thisawardis a testimony toour consistent efforts towards improving our safety performance.”

The Safety Convergence workshop was attended by more than 250 eminent representatives and experts at the Tapaswini Hall, Sambalpur. Apart from being an idea & best practices sharing platform for industries in western Odisha, the event acknowledged efforts of the Jharsuguda, Sambalpur & Bargarh based industries who have showcased good safety performance.The dignitaries present onthe occasion were Shri Sushant Singh, Minister of State, Energy and Labour & ESI Department, Govt. of Odisha; Dr. Raseswari Panigrahi, M.L.A., Sambalpur; Sri Samarth Verma, IAS, Collector & District Magistrate, Sambalpur; Sri D V Swamy, IAS, Revenue Divisional Commissioner, (N.D) Sambalpur; Er. Kamalendu Mohapatra, Director of Factories and Boilers, Odisha; Er. A K Naik, Deputy Director of Factories and Boilers, Sambalpur Division, Sambalpur, and Er. A K Nanda, Assistant Director of Factories and Boilers, Sambalpur Zone-1.

In their discourses, the dignitaries laid grave emphasis on stringent Standard Operating Procedures to be adhered in industries with ‘safety’ being the prime importance of the management. Post the award ceremony Technical sessions on various safety modules from Hazards to Safety were conducted by experts from industries.

As an organization, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda continuously and dedicatedly strives towards creating a safe working environment for everyone working with us. Our efforts at improving our safety performance day-on-dayare directed towards inculcating a ‘safety first’ culture at our operations and we have employed several best-in-class technologies and practices at the company for the same.

About Vedanta Limited

Vedanta Limited is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves producing oil & gas, zinc -lead -silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power. The company has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Australia, Ireland, Liberia and Sri Lanka.

Vedanta Limited, is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Governance and Sustainable Development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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