Jharsuguda (Odisha)Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, has been conferred the Kalinga EnvironmentExcellence Awardfor exemplary environmental performance in the year 2020. This prestigious and coveted award recognizes best practices in the field of environment sustainability, where industries are evaluated on parameters like water and waste management, energy conservation, environmental best practices, etc.

Receiving the award, Deepak Prasad, Dy. CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, said, “At one of the world’s largest aluminium smelters in Jharsuguda, we are committed to the principles of sustainable and environmentally-conscious growth, as we work towards fulfilling the needs of the nation through aluminium, the green metal of the future.Our business imperatives are fulfilled through an unwavering commitment towards adoption ofthe besttechnology, ensuring highest standards of process efficiency and resource utilization, and creating circular economy value-chains, to create a lasting positive impact. The Kalinga Environment Excellence Award is a testimony to our endeavours against those commitments.”