Hindustan Zinc’s Rampura Agucha Mine wins Platinum at the International Convention on Quality Control Circles
Udaipur, 25th January 2021: Hindustan Zinc’s Rampura Agucha Mine has won the ‘Platinum’ award at the 45th International Convention on Quality Control Circles organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI). Team ‘Fourth Wave’ – consisting of members Mr. Sourav Debnath, Ms. Nidhi Aggarwal, and Mr. Abhishek Singh represented Rampura Agucha Mine at the international convention with their case study titled “Upgrading Line of Sight to Tele-remote production bogging” and won the highest award of the convention.
Apart from the top accolade at ICQCC, four teams from the Agucha SBU had also participated in the 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts (NCQC) – 2020 organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) and won multiple awards. The teams – Cooling Crackers & Kayad Haulers bagged “Par excellence award”, Team – Change Movers bagged “Excellence award”; while Team – Ramas bagged “Distinguish Award” in the convention. With these recognitions, teams Cooling Crackers, Kayad Haulers, and Change Movers have now qualified for the ICQCC to be held in October 2021.
Hindustan Zinc lays great emphasis on quality circles to foster a culture of innovation and high performance. The quality circles help achieve and maintain quality standards, while also delivering business targets, strengthening reliabilities of assets,s and contributing towards sustainable growth.
Earlier, Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar Metal Plant had won the “Par Excellence Award” and “Excellence Award” at 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020, who’ve also qualified for the ICQCC to be held in October 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.