JSW Steel Odisha Mines Rewarded For Sustainability Practices

OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: JSW was presented multiple awards by Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) Bhubaneswar Chapter for promoting sustainability at Odisha mines.

JSW Narayanposhi Mines bagged an award in reclamation and rehabilitation category, while Jajang Iron Ore Mine received awards for publicity and propaganda linked to sustainability initiatives.

The JSW team, under the leadership of JSW Steel Mines Operation Head (Odisha) Biswaranjan Kumar Padhi, received the awards from Preeyush Narayan Sharma, Chief Controller of Mines, Government of India.

“With the rapid growth and development of mining operations and pressing climate targets, there is a dire need to promote awareness about judicious use and conservation of our mineral resources. Moreover, community relations management is central to mining operations and needs to be addressed adequately,” said Padhi.

The event was organized at Mayfair, Bhubaneswar on the concluding day of 23rd Mines Environment and Mineral Conservation Week, observed from May 23 to 28.

Representatives from around 80 mines in Odisha took part, along with top government dignitaries.

Leading metal and mining companies in Odisha, like JSW, Nalco, Tata Steel, Hindalco put up stalls, showcasing their initiatives linked to sustainable scientific mining.

OB Bureau

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