Bhubaneswar: Like previous year, Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has invited applications for various awards to be handed over to the winners in the upcoming NALCO’s Foundation Day function in January 2019. Among the various awards, the company is seeking applications for ‘NALCO Smiles Award’ for the NGOs and Institutions, working for the rehabilitation and resettlement of differently-abled children/persons, NALCO Kalidas Awards to felicitate eminent scholars for teaching & propagating Sanskrit and NALCO Technology Excellence / Start – up Award to felicitate Odisha based outstanding Start-ups in the IT and IT Enabled Services or new entrepreneurial ventures having innovative business model / product / services / processes etc. Similarly, to recognize, appreciate and encourage individuals for their significant contributions to Odissi Dance, the company is also seeking applications for ‘NALCO Kharavela Awards’ to felicitate an Odissi Guru and an Odissi Dancer. The last date of submission of applications is 31st December 2018. The other details regarding the awards are available in the company’s website www.nalcoindia.com.