NALCO celebrates its 42nd foundation day in hybrid mode

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) celebrated its 42nd Foundation Day in a hybrid mode at NALCO Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar on Friday. NALCO’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Sridhar Patra, Functional Directors and CVO addressed the employees on the occasion.

The event also witnessed the presentation of the much-awaited NALCO awards to renowned and eminent personalities for their significant achievements in respective fields with the objective of promoting literature and culture. This year the NALCO Kalidas Samman was conferred upon well-known spiritual thinker and writer Dr Chandra Bhanu Satpathy. Renowned Odissi Dancer Padmashri Aruna Mohanty was bestowed with the NALCO Kharavela Award in Odissi Dance Guru Category. Mamata Ojha and Harekrushna Dhall were both presented with the NALCO Kharavela Award in the Odissi Dancer category.

Addressing the employees and stakeholders of the company, NALCO CMD Sridhar Patra appreciated the dedication and hard work of the employees and unstinted support of other stakeholders which has resulted in optimization of production and productivity, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also emphasised the importance of keeping a healthy work-life balance and maintaining a positive mindset during adverse conditions and challenging times.

“NALCO’s successful journey from a modest investment way back in early eighties to a leadership position has always been based on the mantra of 5P i.e focus on Production, Planet, People, Productivity and Profit”. I am optimistic that with the ongoing growth plans and strategic initiatives coupled with dedication, discipline and determination of employees, NALCO will rise to the next level of business excellence in the days ahead, added Patra.

The entire event was streamed online with minimum physical participation, adhering to all the COVID-19 guidelines. Contactless presentations of awards were also ensured for the safety of awardees.

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