Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) received the prestigious "Kalinga Safety Award" in the 8th Odisha State Safety Conclave today.
The Odisha-based NINL got the award in gold category for best safety performer of the year 2016.
S B Jagdale, Jt Managing Director, NINL received the award from Odisha Governor S C Jamir at a ceremony held here.
The Odisha State Safety Conclave was organised by Institute of Quality and Environment Management Services (IQEMS) and institute of Public Enterprises, a company statement said.
Earlier, NINL had also won the prestigious Ispat Suraksha Puraskar-2017 in the "No fatal accident for Integrated Steel Plant" category for the third time in a row.
NINL - promoted by MMTC, Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Limited (IPICOL) and Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) - has set up an 1.1 million tonne integrated iron and steel plant at Kalinga Nagar, Odisha. Presently it produces steel billets, pig iron and lam coke along with nut coke, coke breeze, crude tar, ammonium sulphate and granulated slag.