Bhubaneswar, 25th Feb. 2019: The Honbl’e Governor of Jharkhand has conferred the prestigious Odishara Baraputra (Business Leadership) Award on Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of the Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited, during a function of ‘Ama Utkarsh Odisha’ held during 23rd – 24th Feb 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, organised by the Prabasi Odia Community of Mumbai, the business capital of India. The award has been conferred on Dr. Chand for promoting heritage , industrial excellence and cultural glory of Odisha, and spreading Odia brotherhood through exemplary work in the field of industry and business.
It may be mentioned that Dr. Chand is having more than 30 years of rich experience in Mining and Metal, Coal, Steel and Aluminium sectors. Under his leadership, in last four years, NALCO has registered consistent growth in production, productivity, profitability and people engagement. The company has also achieved global benchmark being recognised as the lowest cost and high quality producer of Alumina. Adding to this, under his leadership, NALCO has taken up extensive CSR projects in the areas of health care, education, infrastructure development, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and empowerment of the girl child, to contribute goodness to society.