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NALCO CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand has been conferred with the prestigious ‘NIPM Ratna Award’

Bhubaneswar: NALCO CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chand has been conferred with the prestigious ‘NIPM Ratna Award’ at the 37th NIPM’ Annual National Conference NATCON-2018 held at Pune on Friday.

Dr Chand was given the award in recognition to his significant contribution to People Management & Strategic Leadership.

He dedicated the award to HR professionals in the country and the Team NALCO.

Sharing his thoughts, Chand said, “We are now in the threshold of 4th industrial revolution. The 1st Industrial revolution marked the shift from muscle power to steam power while the 2nd revolution occurred with the application of electricity and mass production.

With the 3rd revolution, it gave further wings to human efforts with the implementation of IT & Automation.  Now with the emerging 4th industrial revolution, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics, Augmented Reality etc would be the trendsetters.”

The NALCO CMD further said that the new technology ‘Industry 4.0’, will bring in a substantial reduction in capital investments and Indian industries needs to leverage it to remain globally competitive.

“The need for the Industry is to prepare for the 4th Industrial revolution and Industry 4.0 Technology,” he said.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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