On Engineer’s Day, Vedanta Jharsuguda, the largest aluminium producer in the country, reiterates its commitment to leverage best-in-class engineering, technology and innovation to boost the country’s self-reliance in aluminium and fulfill raw material needs of critical sectors.
As the Indian industry rallies to overcome the impact of COVID-19 and revive the economy, Vedanta is determined to work in close collaboration with its technology partners, consultants and customers to lead a globally competitive aluminium industry in the post-pandemic world.
Speaking about the company’s vision and manufacturing prowess, CN Singh, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda said, “Our commitment to emerge as the world’s most preferred aluminium producer is in line with our mission to be India’s partner in progress. Our world-class operations are a sought-after destination for India’s young engineers who want to be enabled and empowered to put their knowledge into action for superlative results. We are especially proud of our women engineers who are making a mark in non-traditional functions across metal and power operations. On Engineer’s Day, we reiterate our vision to develop India’s indigenous capacity, propelled by our vibrant and talented workforce, engineering capabilities and technical prowess.”
Among Vedanta Jharsuguda’s many claims to fame is the fact that it is probably the only aluminium operation in the world where young professionals with average age of 27 run such mammoth smelters and power plants.
Hailing from some of the country’s finest institutions, engineers make up 29% of the company’s workforce, of whom 12% are women.
The engineering fraternity at Vedanta’s Jharsuguda operations is exceptionally capable, highly motivated and eager to hone their skills in pursuit of organizational and professional excellence. We are guided by seasoned global experts in our mission to fulfill ‘Desh Ki Zarooratein’ by producing more than a third of India’s aluminium from a single-location, and meeting raw material needs of key sectors like infrastructure, electrification, automobiles, pharmaceuticals, etc.
Vedanta has partnered with some of the world’s best technology and engineering service providers to establish, operate and maintain its world-class smelters and power plants. The company has also collaborated with India’s premiere technical institutes, global experts and technology consultants to further its sustainability goals