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BHUBANESWAR: Utkal Alumina International Ltd., a unit of Aditya Birla Group has bagged yet another prestigious award – BT CSR Excellence Award on Women Empowerment category. The company received this award for its contribution towards women empowerment by giving an opportunity to bring them to main stream of life through earning with dignity.
The event drew together most influential personalities in the Government, including Union Minister, senior Union Government Secretaries, MPs, Diplomats, Corporate honchos, top bureaucrats and the CMDs of top public sector undertakings. Anant Geete, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises was the Chief Guest of the event.
In a tough competition among close to 356 participants, 36 Corporate firms have emerged as the winners of the prestigious BT-CSR Excellence Awards 2016 organised by popular news magazine Bureaucracy Today recently at Hotel Shangri La in New Delhi.
On behalf of Utkal Alumina, the award was received by Siba Sankar Mahapatra, AGM-CSR from the Chief Guest Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete. It is worth mentioning here that the company has been taking a gamut of CSR projects in the sectors of Education, Health Care, Sustainable Livelihood, Village Infrastructure Development and Social Issues and has been contributing meaningfully to the society around.