Utkal Alumina bags Odisha Television Award CSR award for Women Empowerment

10 February 2016

Utkal Alumina bagged Odisha Television Ltd (OTV) CSR Awards - 2015 in the category of Women’s Empowerment for its best CSR practices. A five-member jury, comprising the former Chief Secretary of Odisha, Mr. Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra; former Information Commissioner Mr. Jagadananda; former CMD of NALCO Mr. C. R. Pradhan; former CSR Head of Rourkela Steel Plant, Mr. S. N. Patra and Professor of XIMB Mrs. Snigdha Pattnaik critically evaluated all the entries and selected the awardees.

In a tough competition held among various public and private sector industries in the entire state of Odisha, Utkal Alumina’s entry on Women’s Empowerment initiative – Project Saksham (garment manufacturing unit) won the Award for empowering 38 rural women and making them self-reliant.

The trophy was presented by the Union Tribal Affairs Minister, Mr. Jual Oram.