To create awareness on conserving mineral resources and protecting environment associated with mining JSW Steel Limited observed the 23rd Mines’ Environment and Mineral Conservation Week in its mines from February 22 28.The awareness campaign was organised in Jajang, Gonua, Nuagaon and Narayanposhi Mines.
The programme also attended by public representatives, employees, workers and local people. Special awareness activities were conducted like drawing, slogan and quiz competition in schools. A plantation drive was also conducted during the week.
During the week, the mines were inspected by mining fraternity involving mining engineers, environment officers, mineral processing engineers and geologists from various mining companies who evaluated the mine wise performance based on systematic mining, environment protection and mineral conservation formed by the Organising committee with consent of Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM). “It is a continuous endeavour to maximise the company’s efforts towards creating a sustainable future, enhance green cover and encourage a culture of sustainability among our stakeholders,” said JSW Steel Limited (Odisha) COO Ranjan Nayak.