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For 1st time ever, NALCO's Angul smelter plant is operating at 100% capacity

In the course of its journey of last 41 years, the company finally achieved operation of 100 percent of Pots in its Angul Aluminium Smelter Plant for the first time
For 1st time ever, NALCO's Angul smelter plant is operating at 100% capacity
For 1st time ever, NALCO's Angul smelter plant is operating at 100% capacity

New Delhi: National Aluminium Company (NALCO) Limited has successfully put into operation all the 960 pots at its existing Smelter Plant located at Angul Odisha, said the PSU in an official statement on Wednesday. NALCO’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Sridhar Patra formally operationalised the 960th Pot by virtually switching on the pot from NALCO Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar. In the course of its journey of the last 41 years, the company finally achieved operation of 100 percent of pots in Aluminium Smelter Plant for the first time.

Calling it a breakthrough moment, the CMD congratulated team NALCO for making untiring efforts in difficult times to make this dream come true. He complimented all stakeholders for their support which has helped NALCO to move from strength to strength and wished further success to the company with 100 percent operationalisation of all potlines. Patra attributed the success to the strategic planning and initiatives of management as well as the strong discipline, determination and dedication of employees and workmen.

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The occasion was marked by the presence of NALCO’s Director (HR) Radhashyam Mahapatro, Director (P&T) Manasa Prasad Mishra, Director (Production) Bijay Kumar Das along with senior executives and representatives of various Unions and Associations.

Worth mentioning that NALCO Smelter Plant at Angul, Odisha, is known for its environment-friendly operations and for high purity Aluminium production. Recently, the company has received an Excellent MoU Rating for 2020-21 by Ministry of Mines.

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