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.

  • Gold awards at 26th Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts

    EMIL bagged three Gold awards in Case Study competition and three awards in Quiz competition during the “26th Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts” held at the Rourkela Institute of Management Studies, Rourkela. The convention was hosted by QCFI-Rourkela Chapter from 22nd Sept to 23rd Sept’18. Click here to know more

    Mining Division

    Miner’s Day celebration by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

    • BCML Awarded “Best Performing Civil Contract”

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Implementation of 11th Safety Conference & Maintenance of Statutory Records
  • BCML Coal Mining

    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.

    BCML

    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.:-

    • The unit has also won several awards at the annual Safety Fortnight celebrations organised jointly by MCL and the Director General of Mines Safety. Bhubaneswari Coal Mining Limited won in various categories mentioned below for FY 2016-17 & 2017-18:
      a) BCML – 1st Prize for Safety Features in Equipments & Excavators
      b) BCML – 1st Prize for Maintenance & Machineries & Workshop Facilities
      c) BCML– 1st Prize for House Keeping, General Safety Consciousness, Publicity & Propaganda
      d) BCML – 1st Prize for Implementation of 11th Safety Conference & Maintenance of Statutory Records
    • 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.

    BCML Coal Mining

    Miner’s Day celebration by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

    • BCML Awarded “Best Performing Civil Contract”

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Safety Features in Equipment’s & Excavators
    • 1st Prize: Maintenance & Machineries & Workshop Facilities
    • 1st Prize: House Keeping, General Safety Consciousness, Publicity & Propaganda
    • 2nd Prize: Maintenance of Statutory Records & Use of PPE

    Mining Division – Jilling Mines

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 2nd Prize: GROUP VTC
    • 3rd Prize: Swachha Khadan Sarvekshan

    Mining Division – Koira Mines

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 2nd Prize: Overall Performance
    • 3rd Prize: Publicity & Propaganda
    • 1st Prize: Statutory Compliances
    • 1st Prize: Safety Management Plan
    • 3rd Prize: General Working
    • 3rd Prize: Plant & Equipment
    • 3rd Prize: Electrical Safety
    • 1st Prize: Contractor (hemm Operation)

    Federation of Indian Minerals Industries

    • Prize In “Subh Karan Sarawagi” - Excellence In Environment Management

    Mining Division – Quality Team

    Quality Circle Forum of India - Quality Award

    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Excellence (Qc Team Radiance)
    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Par-excellence (Qc Team Aspire)
    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Par-excellence (Qc Team Unnati)
    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Gold (Qc Team Radiance)
    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Gold (Qc Team Aspire)
    • Iron Ore Team - Prize: Silver (Qc Team Unnati)
  • BCML Coal Mining

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Safety Provision in Surface Miner & pay loader and their maintenance
    • 2nd Prize: Maintenance of Statutory Record & Provision of Welfare Amenities
    • 2nd Prize: Publicity, Propaganda and Implementation of the recommendation of the safety conference

    Mining Division – Quality Team

    Quality Circle Forum of India - Quality Award

    • National Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for PAR EXCELLENCE (QC TEAM RADIANCE)
    • National Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for PAR EXCELLENCE (QC TEAM UNNATI)
    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for GOLD (QC TEAM RADIANCE)
    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for GOLD (QC TEAM UNNATI)
    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for SILVER (QC TEAM KSHITIJ)
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    BCML Coal Mining

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Maintenance of statutory records & provision of welfare amenities
    • 1st Prize: Safety Provision in Surface Miner & Pay Loader and their maintenance
    • 1st Prize: Safety provision of Tipper & their maintenance
    • 2nd Prize: Publicity Propaganda from DMS, Bhubaneswar Region

    Mining Division – Jilling Mines

    GREENTECH Safety Award

    • Prize - Silver Award

    GREENTECH Environment Award

    • Prize - Silver Award

    Mining Division – Quality Team

    Quality Circle Forum of India - Quality Award

    • International Convention on Quality Control Circles Awarded for SILVER (QC TEAM UNNATI)
    • National Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for PAR EXCELLENCE (QC TEAM UNNATI)
    • National Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for DISTINGUISHED (QC TEAM ELITE)
    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for GOLD (QC TEAM RADIANCE)
    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts Awarded for GOLD (QC TEAM UNNATI)

    Mining Division – Iron Ore Barbil

    Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry - CSR AWARD

    • 1st Prize in Best Innovations

    Odisha Tv - Csr Award

    • 1st Prize In Sustainable Livelihood

    Odisha State Safety Conclave - Kalinga Safety Awards

    • Excellence Award For Best Safety Practices

    National HRD Network

    • 1st Prize - CSR Case Contest
  • BCML Coal Mining

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Maintenance of Statutory Records & Welfare Amenities (OB)
    • 1st Prize: Safety Provisions in HEMM/Dumper (OB)
    • 2nd Prize: Safety Provisions in Surface Miner, Pay loader and Maintenance

    FIMI in Indian Coal Markets Conference

    • BCML Awarded as ‘Coal Mining Contractor of the Year’

    Mining Division – Jilling Mines

    Quality Circle Forum of India Quality Award

    • National Convention on Quality Concepts - Prize EXCELLENCE (QC TEAM UNNATI)

    Intel AIM - CSR Award - 2014

    • Prize – Excellence

    Global Sustainability Leadership Awards

    • Prize - Excellence

    Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry - CSR Award

    • Prize - Excellence In Category 3
  • Mining Division

    Mines Safety Week Awards – 2013 by DGMS, Chaibasa Region

    • BCML has won the Coal Mining Contractor of the year award instituted by FIMI at the 2013 Indian Coal Market Conference.
    • ‘Best Performing Civil Contract’ for the third consecutive year by Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. (MCL).
    • 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.

    BCML Coal Mining

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Repair and Maintenance of the HEMMs (OB)
    • ‘1st Prize: Publicity, propaganda & implementation of the recommendation of 10th Safety Conference

    Mining Division – Iron Ore Barbil

    Quality Circle Forum of India

    • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts - GOLD (QC TEAM UNNATI)

    Confederation of Indian Industry

    • HR Award - Excellence

    Greentech CSR Award

    • Certificate for Appreciation

    Special Project for Assistance, Rehabilitation & Strengthening of Handicapped (SPARSH) - LAKSHYA

    • CSR Award - Runner Up

    Frame CSR Asia Interface CSR Award

    • Prize - Excellence In Sustainable Livelihood Projects

    FICCI CSR Award

    • Prize - Excellence Award

    Quality Circle Forum of India Quality Award

    • National Convention on Quality Concepts - Prize DISTINGUISHED AWARD (QC TEAM UNNATI)
  • 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.

    BCML Coal Mining

    Annual Mines Safety Fortnight by DGMS

    • 1st Prize: Maintenance of Statutory Records & Provision of Welfare Amenities (OB)
    • 1st Prize: Safety Provision in HEMM /Dumper (OB)
    • 2nd Prize: Safety Provision in Surface Miner & Pay loader & Maintenance

    Mining Division – Iron Ore Barbil

    Frame CSR Asia Interface Award

    • Excellence In Infrastructure Development Initiatives

    Frame CSR Asia Interface Award

    • Quality Circle Forum of India Quality Award

    Quality Circle Forum of India Quality Award

    • • Chapter Convention on Quality Concepts - Prize GOLD (QC TEAM UNNATI)
    • 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

    Wind Power Division

    • Second prize for Independent Power Producer under Wind Programme (2002-07)” presented by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)
  • 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