5th January 2021

Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar Metal Plant wins big at the National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020

Udaipur,5th January 2021: Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar metal plant has won “Par Excellence Award” and “Excellence Award” at the 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020 organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI). Three teams from HZL’s Pantnagar Metal Plant – Team Warrior, Team Giants, and Team Avishkar had participated and secured these awards under the two categories.

Team Giants consisting of members – Bhartendu Singh, Atul Sharma, Gautam Singh, Kailash Joshi, Kripal Singh, Atul Aggarwal, Shashank Joshi, and Sanjay Kumar – won the Par Excellence award.

Team Warriors consisting of members – Shubham Saurav, Umesh Mehta, Praveen Ramola, Govind Adikari, Atul Aggarwal, and Shashank Joshi – also won the Par Excellence award.

Team Avishkar consisting of members – Mohit Kumar, Sajnath Paswan, Santosh Kumar Yadav, Santosh Yadav, Mahesh Kumar Nagle, Rabindra Kumar, and Shubham Abhinav Soni – won the Excellence award.

In order to foster a culture of innovation and focus on Quality, the Pantnagar Metal Plant has 17 active quality circle (QC) teams at present. The employees also take great pride involuntarily driving the circles and achieving new heights to deliver business targets, strengthen reliabilities of assets and contributing towards sustainable growth, team building, reduction in waste and create a stress-free work environment.

All three teams have now qualified for the International Convention ICQCC – 2021.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc (NSE & BSE: HINDZINC), a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producers of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company is headquartered in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India where it also has its mines and smelting complexes. It is self-sufficient in power with installed captive thermal power plants and green energy plants including wind and solar power.

Sustainability & innovation is at the core of Hindustan Zinc’s operations. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and 7th globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 in the metal & mining sector, is certified as water positive, is a member of the FTSE4Good Index, and a part of the prestigious ‘A’ List by CDP for climate change.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc is committed to enhancing the lives of local communities through its social programs. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and is currently reaching out to 500,000 people across 189 core villages in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.