Jharsuguda: Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, bagged two awards at the State Safety Award Function organized by Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Odisha, at Bhubaneswar. Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, bagged the coveted ‘Best Performance in Accident Prevention for Safety Management & Communication for the year 2017’ and ‘Best Occupational Health Care for the year 2015’ awards at the event for excellent safety performance at work. Mr Abhijit Pati, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, and Mrs Sabita Swain, Head – Occupational Health, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, represented the company at the ceremony and received the awards from the dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pati said, “This award is a testament to our unwavering efforts towards creating a safe and secure environment for our people. I dedicate this award to my hard working Health, Safety & Environment team who strive each day to make our vision of a ‘Zero Harm’ workplace a reality.”
Dignitaries of the state Mr Susanta Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State Energy and Labour & Employees’ State Insurance, Ms Anu Garg, IAS, Principal Secretary, Labour and ESI Dept., Govt. of Odisha, Mr Kamalendu Mohapatra, Director of Factories & Boilers, Odisha, and Mr Malay Kumar Pradhan, Dy. Director of Factories and Boilers (Safety), Odisha, presided over the ceremony, which was an acknowledgement of excellent work in the field of occupational health & safety in the last four years.