Vedanta Aluminium Bags ‘Best Exporter Award’ from Govt of Odisha


Jharsuguda (Odisha), 6th December, 2023: Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, has been conferred with the coveted ‘Best Exporter Award’ by the State Government at its significant ‘Odisha State Export Awards’ function. The coveted award has been conferred for Vedanta Aluminium’s Jharsuguda-based smelter plant’s exceptional performance as the largest exporter of state of Odisha for two consecutive fiscal years 2020-21 and 2021-22. The prestigious award was presented by Pratap Keshari Deb, Minister of Industry, MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise), and Energy, Government of Odisha.


On behalf of the company,  Ashok Kumar Patro, Head Indirect Taxation, and Mr. Karan Kumar Agarwal, Deputy Head Taxation Direct and Indirect, received the award. Notably, Vedanta Aluminium, Jharsuguda has received the same award in fiscal years 2018-19 and 2019-20. In his reactions, Mr. Sunil Gupta, COO, Aluminium Business said, “I thank Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, and the Directorate of Export Promotion & Marketing for awarding us with the prestigious Best Exporter Award. Vedanta Aluminium has been a longstanding partner to state’s socio-economic advancement with substantial contributions towards the state’s GDP, employment, and quality of life.”


“Our Jharsuguda smelters play a pivotal role, single-handedly producing over one-third of India’s aluminium, bolstering the state government’s ‘Make in Odisha’ initiative. We take great pride in being Odisha’s partner in progress, committed to leveraging our assets to establish the state as a global hub for aluminium production,” added Mr Gupta.


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