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NALCO celebrates its 40th foundation day

During the celebration of 40th foundation day, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) honours achievers from various fields
Bhubaneswar: Navratna PSU National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) conferred prestigious awards to artists, institutions, NGOs and eminent scholars to promote Odissi dance, contribution towards the rehabilitation of differently-abled persons and for propagating Sanskrit literature, to mark the 40th Foundation Day Celebrations, at Nalco Nagar, Bhubaneswar. Inspired by the rich contribution in promoting and teaching Sanskrit literature, the company awarded the ‘NALCO Kalidas Awards’ to Professor Prafulla Kumar Mishra and Professor Raghunath Panda. For their significant achievements and contributions to Odissi Dance, NALCO ‘Kharavela Awards (Guru)’ were bestowed on Bharat Charan Giri and Rupashree Mohapatra, while Gaurishankar Dash and Manjushree Panda were conferred with ‘NALCO Kharvela Awards (Dancer).’ ‘NALCO Smiles Award’ was awarded to Ganjam Orthopedically Handicapped Welfare Association for their efforts towards resettlement and rehabilitation of differently-abled children/persons. All the awardees were honoured with a cash award and citation.
NALCO has come a long way over the last 4 decades. We celebrate the Foundation Day to rejoice our association with the organization and also to renew our commitment to help the Company soar to greater heights of glory: CMD NALCO
Addressing the occasion, NALCO's Chairman and Managing Director Sridhar Patra praised all the awardees for their significant contributions in various fields and highlighted the company’s vision stepping on to the 40th year of its operations. Patra said, "NALCO has come a long way over the last 4 decades. We celebrate the foundation day to rejoice our association with the organisation and also to renew our commitment to helping the company soar to greater heights of glory. I take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude to the makers of NALCO and congratulate all my fellow Nalconians who have worked hard all these years to make NALCO a formidable corporate entity of our Nation." Patra added, "While we are stepping on to the 40th Year of business excellence, we need to keep the organization vibrant and dynamic. This calls for innovation and creativity at all levels of operations." Disclaimer: This story is a press release and is being published without any editing by PSU Watch desk. Our editorial team has only changed the headline.