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Union Minister of Mines Pralhad Joshi Urges NALCO To Provide Handloom Fabrics Worth Rs. 7,500/ To the Employees

New Delhi:10/8/21: Union Minister of Mines, Coal and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi urged NALCO, a CPSE under the Ministry of Mines today to provide handloom fabrics worth Rs. 7,500/- to all its employee to commemorate  India’s 75 years of  Independence being celebrated as “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Shri Joshi was speaking with Team NALCO virtually and congratulated the Navaratna CPSE on the brilliant performance in the financial year 2020-21 and for continuing the tempo of success in the first quarter of 2021-22.

“On the urge of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to encourage handlooms, I advise NALCO to join hands in the mission to promote handloom by providing handloom fabrics worth Rs. 7500/- to each employee to commemorate 75years of Independence,” Shri Joshi said in his address.

Shri Joshi said that NALCO has turned the narrative in its favour and stormed back with greater vigour, resilience, and determination in FY 2020-21 to take head-on the challenges posed by the dynamic business environment and the ongoing COVID pandemic across the globe. The Company has achieved a nine-fold increase in profits in 2020-21 to earn Rs.1300 crore in net profits. NALCO has also posted a net profit of Rs.348 crore in the first quarter of ongoing fiscal 2021-22, compared to Rs.17 crore in Q1 of 2020-21. This is indeed in sync with the company’s tagline “Ordinary People with Extraordinary Attitude.”

“It gives me a sense of confidence that the sincerity and hard work of all employees of NALCO will pay better dividend, in the long run, realizing the Prime Minister’s dream of a “Aatmanirbhar Bharat”. As a responsible corporate citizen, NALCO’s support and extending helping hand at the time of need to fight against COVID also demonstrates its commitment to the nation,” said Shri Joshi.

NALCO CMD Shri Sridhar Patra, the Company’s Directors, representatives of Unions, and employees were present in the virtual meeting.

NALCO is a Navaratna CPSE under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India. The company is India’s leading producer and exporter of alumina and aluminum. The company has integrated and diversified operations in mining, metal and power.

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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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