SAIL Bokaro: Prestigious ICC Environmental Excellence Award

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Synopsis:

SAIL’s Bokaro Steel Plant embarks on 2024 with the triumph of ICC Environmental Excellence Award in the Platinum category for their commitment to environmental stewardship. Recognized for sustainable practices and operational excellence under Atanu Bhowmick's leadership, the award signifies their dedication to environmental management and social responsibility.

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SAIL/Bokaro Steel Plant proudly kicks off the New Year with the esteemed ICC Environmental Excellence Award, securing the highest Platinum Category accolade. The Indian Chamber of Commerce recognizes organizations' environmental contributions, applauding their efforts in environmental management and societal well-being.

Under the guidance of Director-Incharge Atanu Bhowmick and ED(Works) BK Tiwari, SAIL/Bokaro Steel Plant embraced operational excellence and sustainability. Their focus on Circular Economy, Energy Efficiency, and Environmental Conservation led to this prestigious recognition.

The Environment Conservation & Sustainability (ECS) Department submitted BSL's application in the "Large Business Organizations (LBO)" category. An extensive presentation was made by Nitesh Ranjan AGM (Environment), addressing queries from the eminent Industry, Academia, and Sustainability Experts' panel.

Impressed by Bokaro Steel Plant's dynamic initiatives in Environmental Protection and commitment to sustainable steel-making practices, the Jury recommended them for the ICC Environmental Excellence Award's highest Platinum Category.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for January 11, 2024, at Hotel Oberoi Grand Kolkata. This recognition stands as a coveted achievement in environmental management, involving rigorous assessment, presentations, and final jury evaluations.

BSL's remarkable achievements include a 12.07% reduction in particulate matter emissions, 77.3% decrease in specific effluent discharge, achieving 100% Solid Waste Utilization in FY 2022-23, and planting over 47 lakh saplings since its inception.

Conclusion:

The prestigious ICC Environmental Excellence Award in the highest Platinum Category signifies SAIL/Bokaro Steel Plant's unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability. Their exemplary achievements underscore their dedication to fostering a greener and more responsible future.

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