Vedanta’s Value Added Business (VAB) bags Best Innovation and Energy Performance awards at CII National Energy Efficiency Circle Competition 2020

Goa Khabar:Vedanta’s Value Added Business (VAB) bags Best Innovation and Energy
Performance awards at CII National Energy Efficiency Circle Competition

Vedanta VAB emerged as award winner in the category of: Best Innovation
in energy efficiency and DCs under PAT sector specific circle

Panaji, 23rd June, 2020: Vedanta’s Value Added Business (VAB) has been
conferred with two prestigious awards in the category of Best Innovation
in Energy Efficiency and DCs under PAT sector Specific Circle
Competition at recently held ‘CII National Energy Efficiency Circle
Competition 2020’through CII virtual platform. The awards were presented
by DrRene Van Berkel – UNIDO representative in India and Mr. Abhay
Bakre, Director General- Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power,
Government of India.

Vedanta’s Value Added Business participated in this 4th edition of CII
National Energy Efficiency Circle Competition and On behalf of Vedanta
VAB , Mr.Ashish Dhanopia, Mr. Dhiraj Agarwal, Sanjeev Tiwari and Babaji
Pagire were present for the award ceremony through virtual platforms.

Mr Sauvick Mazumdar, CEO, Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business appreciated
team VAB and said, “This is a proud moment for us to receive two
awards at ‘CII National Energy  Efficiency Circle Competition 2020’. I
would like to congratulate & applaud VAB team’s stupendous performance
in the area of Innovation and Energy efficiency. This success reiterates
Vedanta’s commitment for achieving higher scale in the area of
sustainability through innovations. These recognitions will further
inspire our teams to achieve greater heights and setting up new
benchmarks in sustainable & energy efficient Business practices.”.

Mr. Navanath Vhatte, Director, Vedanta- VAB, congratulated the team and
said, “I am extremely happy to receive these prestigious recognition.
At Vedanta sustainability and innovations are at the core of our
business philosophy, in line with it VAB team is committed to innovate
further and devise business processes which are in complete harmony with
maintaining Socio-Ecological balance, which could be a role model for
the industries & replicated further.”.

Vedanta VAB is using Environment-friendly Non- recovery type of coke
making technology coupled with two waste heat recovery Power plants
which produces green power using blast furnace gases and coke oven flue
gases (COFG)

The objective of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Awards is to
recognise and Award “Excellence” in Energy Management in Industries
and to facilitate sharing of information by excellent energy efficient
companies. Instil a sense of competition to motivate other plants to
achieve excellence and establish futurity by pinpointing Carbon Emission
Reduction (CDM/VER Project) initiatives focused on energy conservation.