Bokaro Steel Plant has been conferred with the prestigious Greentech Environment Award 2020 in the “Waste Minimization” Category by the Greentech Foundation. The award was presented to BSL by K Sharan, CEO (Greentech Foundation) in a glittering function at Mahabalipuram on 11th February, 2021. Chief General Manager (Utilities) RK Agrawal received the award on behalf of Bokaro Steel Plant at Mahabalipuram.
On 16th February, Executive Director (Works) A Bhowmik presented the trophy and certificate to Director Incharge, Bokaro Steel Plant Amarendu Prakash. On this occasion, ED (Projects) and (P&A) R Kushwaha, ED (MM) VK Pandey, ED (F&A) DK Saha, CGM (Utilities) R K Agrawal, CGM (Maint) S Mukhopadhyay, GM (ECD) NP Srivastava and other senior officials were present. On this achievement, Director In charge congratulated the entire BSL fraternity and reaffirmed Bokaro Steel’s commitment towards sustainable development & Environment Conservation.
Notably, Greentech Environment Awards is presented in recognition of responsible, innovative practices and initiatives towards achieving sustainable goals. Bokaro Steel Plant’s Environment Control Department (ECD) had filed application on behalf of BSL in “Recycling & Waste Management Category” on 19th Aug, 2020. Presentation was done by AGM (ECD) NiteshRanjan in front of Jury members on 27th Oct’20 and queries raised by jury members were handled by GM (Environment), NP Srivastava. The jury member comprised Ex-Chief factory Inspector, Ex-MD Canara bank, Ex-Director, ONGC and other eminent personalities. Based on the application filed and presentation given in front of Jury, BSL was declared winner of “Greentech Environment Award 2020” on 28th Nov’20.
The award is a reflection of the efforts made by Bokaro Steel Plant in Waste Utilization including innovative work done in the field of LD slag, implementation of Zero Discharge Projects, utilization of BF slag and improvement in Environmental performance parameters, among others.