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NALCO CMD at 125th Year Celebration of YMCA, Cuttack & Birth Anniversary of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das

Cuttack 30.04.2019 : Paying rich tributes to Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das on the occasion of his birth anniversary and 125th year celebration of YMCA, Cuttack, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, NALCO said that “Madhu Babu was not only a great patriot and a founder of modern Odisha, but was also a great visionary who in the beginning of 20thcentury, when industrialization in Odisha was just budding, talked about quality of products of global standard. Today, it is a matter of great pride that NALCO , born and brought up in Odisha is a company of global repute producing world class quality of Alumina and Aluminium and also is being benchmarked by the global Aluminium industries for being the lowest cost and best quality producer in the world.”


The best tribute to this legend will be that Odisha, which is endowed with natural resources, should become a hub of industries of global standard and this will usher in an era of sustainable prosperity for the state, added Dr. Chand.

Speaking at the 125th year celebration of YMCA ,Cuttack, Dr. Chand exhorted the youth to upgrade their knowledge and skills so as to become the frontrunners in the fourth industrial revolution, which has just ushered in, wherein, Internet of Things (IOT), virtual reality, augmented reality, automation and cloud computing to name a few, will become the order of the day.

Dr. Chand appreciated the noble work being carried out by YMCA, Cuttack, particularly in the fields of health, education, women empowerment, sports and character building of youth. On the occasion, Dr. Chand was felicitated by Dr. Raj Bollabha Mohanty, President, YMCA, Cuttack for his corporate leadership and for the innovative CSR initiatives undertaken by NALCO under his stewardship.

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