Roll of honour

Awards and achievements

We constantly endeavour to be a value-adding global mining company, cherished by our customers and the community in which we work.

The efforts of Essel Mining & Industries Limited (EMIL) to protect the environment and to promote the safety, health and development of communities have been acknowledged through a slew of awards.

  • Mining Division

    Star rating of mines

    EMIL’s Koira mine conferred with 5 Star Rating by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, for its sustainability initiatives and practices, community welfare programme and scientific mining practices

    Koira Iron Ore Mine of EMIL, an Aditya Birla Group Company conferred the 5 Star Rating by Ministry of Mines

    FEB 17 | 2017 Odisha Diary

    Bhubaneswar: The 4MT capacity Koira Iron Ore Mine of EMIL, an Aditya Birla Group Company has been conferred the 5 Star Rating by the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India. The felicitation ceremony was held on 15th Feb ’17 at New Delhi during the 2nd National Conclave on Mines & Minerals.

    Mr. Ashok Kumar Bal, CEO, India Mining Operations, Mr. Prasanna Kumar Panda, Sr. President & Unit Head received the award from Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Mines, Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy in presence of dignitaries from the Ministry as well as industry houses across India.

    This is the highest rating given to the mining companies for complying with a number of standards involving stringent evaluation and auditing process by the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India i.e.:-

    • Managing impacts at the mine level
    • Final/progressive mine closure and landscape restoration
    • Addressing social impacts of resource & referees (R&R) requirements, community engagement and welfare programmes
    • Assurance and Reporting

    This award is conferred in the recognition of our commitment and excellence in various sustainability initiatives and practices, community engagement, welfare programme, systematic and scientific mining practices. It is testimony to EMIL’s commitment towards sustainable mining and corporate social responsibility.

  • Mining Division

    Mines Safety Week Awards – 2013 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

    • General working (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) – I Prize
    • Overall Performance( (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) – II Prize
    • HEMM operation and Maintenance(Contractor)(Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) – I Prize
    • Publicity & propaganda(Koira Mines)-II prize
    • Overall Performance( Koira Mines)-I prize
    • Heavy earth moving machinery (HEMM) operation and Maintenance(Contractor)(Koira mines) – I Prize
    • Frame CSR Asia Award 2013 (for EMIL Iron Ore Business) organised by Tefla’s and the Times Of India for the Best Sustainable Livelihood Project in the State of Odisha
    • The SAP implementation programs received Top-10 Best Program award from SAP India.
  • Mining Division

    Mines Safety Week Awards – 2012 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

    • Plant and machineries — (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) — I Prize
    • Safe handling of Explosives (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) — II Prize
    • Vocational Training (Kasia Iron and Dolomite Mines) — III prize
    • Overall Performance (Koira Mines) — I prize
    • Safe handling of Explosives (Koira Mines) — I Prize
    • Greentech HR award - 2012 (For best strategy) — silver award
    • Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. has been conferred with the prestigious Frame CSR Asia Interface Awards 2012 in the Think Odisha Leadership Award Ceremony 2012 held in Bhubaneswar.
    • 2nd Annual Greentech CSR Award for Iron Ore Business for Community Development 2012 organized by Greentech Foundation
    • Lakshya Sparsh Award 2012 for Iron Ore Business (Organised by National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai) for Community Development Initiatives.
    • FRAME CSR Asia Interface Award 2011: For Best Infrastructure Development initiatives undertaken by corporates in Odisha
    • Global Mining Sustainability Award 2011: by the Asia Mining Congress
    • 12th BUSINESSWORLD FICCI CSR Awards 2011–2012 for Iron Ore Business (Organised By Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) for Community Development
    • Lakshya Sparsh Award 2011 for Iron Ore Business (Organised by National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai) for Sustainable Livelihood Projects.
      MEMC (mines environment & mineral conservation) week for the year 2011-2012

    • II prize — Top soil management
    • I prize — Afforestation
    • II prize — Air quality management
    • Mining Division

      Mines Safety Week Awards – 2011 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

      • Best vocational training (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) — I Prize
      • Safe handling of explosive (Kasia Iron and Dolomite Mines) — II Prize
      • Overall performance (Koira Mines) — I Prize
      • General Working (Koira Mines) — I Prize
  • Mining Division

    • Greentech HR Excellence Award 2010: Silver Award for the Best Strategy
    • Mines Safety Week Awards — 2010 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region
    • Best Publicity and Propaganda (Jilling Langalota Iron and Manganese Mines) — II Prize
    • Lakshya Sparsh Award 2011 for Iron Ore Business (Organised by National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai) for Sustainable Livelihood Projects.
      MEMC (mines environment and mineral conservation) week for the year 2010-2011

    • I prize — Management of sub grade mineral
    • II prize — Top soil management
    • III prize — Afforestation
    • III prize — Air quality management
  • Mining Division

    • CII National HR Excellence Award 2009-10 for Strong Commitment to HR Excellence
      Mines Safety Week Awards – 2009 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

    • Overall Performance (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) — I Prize
    • Publicity and Propaganda (Jilling Langalota Iron & Manganese Mines) — III Prize
    • General Working (Kasia Iron and Dolomite Mines) — I Prize
    • Explosive Handling (Kasia Iron and Dolomite Mines) — II Prize
      The 12th MEMC (mines environment and mineral conservation) week for the year 2009-10

    • Management of Sub-grade Mineral (Jilling-Langalota) — I prize
    • Publicity and Propaganda (Jilling-Langalota) — III prize
    • Afforestation (Kasia) — II prize
    • Top Soil Management (Kasia) — II prize
    • Noise Vibration Survey and Other Scientific Studies (Koira) — II prize
  • Mining Division

    • FIMI's Balagulshan Tandon Excellence Award for Quality, Environment, R&D and Community Development – 2008-09 conferred on Essel Mining's Jilling Langalota Iron Ore and Manganese Mines
    • GreenTech Environment Excellence Award-2008
    • Eastern Region Productivity Award for 2008 by CII, Kolkata
    • Third Best Exporter Award for Strong Commitment to HR Excellence
    • FIMI's Balagulshan Tandon Excellence Award for 2008-09 by Paradeep Port trust, Odisha
      Certificate of Merit from CAPEXIL for 2008-09

    • Case Study presented at International Convention on Quality Control Circle competition organised by Bangladesh Society for Total Quality Management – 2008 was classified Excellent
    • Good Green Governance Award 2008: For our concerted efforts in the field of environment, ethics, energy, education etc. a runners-up trophy under manufacturing - non metals category was presented
      Mines Safety Week Awards - 2008 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

    • Publicity & Propaganda (Jilling Mines) — I Prize
    • Dust Suppression (Kasia Mines) — I Prize
    • Overall Performance (Koira Mines) — I Prize
      MEMC week awards - 2008 by IBM, Bhubaneswar

    • I Prize in Air Quality Management — Jilling Mines
    • II Prize in Management of Sub-grade Minerals — Koira Mines
    • I Prize in Top Soil Management — Kasia Mines
    • II Prize in Publicity and Propaganda — Jilling Mines
  • Mining Division

    • Social Awareness Award 2007-08: In recognition of our dedicated efforts in promoting the social well-being of communities, we were honoured with the coveted "FIMI's Sita Ram Rungta Social Awareness Award".
    • Silver Award for Environmental Excellence from Greentech Foundation – 2007
    • "Longest Accident Free Zone Award" for Koira Mines from National Safety Council, Delhi
    • Third Best Exporter Award for Strong Commitment to HR Excellence
    • FIMI's Balagulshan Tandon Excellence Award for 2008-09 by Paradeep Port trust, Odisha

    Ferro Chem Division

    • Greentech Environment Excellence Silver Award, 2007
  • Mining Division

    • Environmental Excellence Award for 2006-07 by FIMI, Delhi
    • CII-Eastern Region HRD Award 2006
  • Ferro Chem Division

    • Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award commendation certificate for three years (1999, 2000 in Small Scale category and 2003 Large Scale category)
    • Greentech Environment Bronze Award for 2003
    • Best CEO Gold Award under the banner of Mother Teresa National Awards
  • Ferro Chem Division

    • Best Vendor of the year – 2002 by Kalyani Steels Ltd.
    • Certificate of Merit received from Baroda Productivity Council for Good Housekeeping