Vedanta’s Rahul Sharma recognized as Business Icon of the Year

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Bhubaneswar: Rahul Sharma, CEO – Alumina Business, Vedanta Ltd, has been recognised as Business Icon of the Year by Samaya, one of leading newspapers in Odisha.
The award is in recognition of his vast contribution to India’s metals and mining industry and his crucial role in the development of the sector through business excellence. He is also a key proponent of sustainable mining and exploration. He has been instrumental in driving India’s metals and mineral policy and leading development of policy frameworks through adoption of global best practices. The award also noted his work on empowering and uplifting communities, operational excellence, sustainability and strong governance in the sector.
Rahul Sharma also leads the alumina business for the Vedanta group. He has been instrumental in providing strategic guidance to the aluminium business and introduction of best-in-class practices to scale-up Vedanta’s world-class alumina refinery in Lanjigarh (Kalahandi, Odisha) through operational excellence.
He has also brought innovation and digitalization technologies in the areas of health, safety, environment, while bringing the region to the socio-economic mainstream of the state and has provided impetus to its overall development.

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