Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar metal plant has won Par Excellence Award and Excellence Award at 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020 organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI). Three teams from HZL’s Pantnagar Metal Plant – Team Warrior, Team Giants and Team Avishkar had participated and secured these awards under the two categories.
Team Giants consisting of members Bhartendu Singh, Atul Sharma, Gautam Singh, Kailash Joshi, Kripal Singh, Atul Aggarwal, Shashank Joshi, and Sanjay Kumar – won the Par Excellence award.
Team Warriors consisting of members Shubham Saurav, Umesh Mehto, Praveen Ramola, Govind Adikari, Atul Aggarwal, and Shashank Joshi – also won the Par Excellence award.
Team Avishkar consisting of members Mohit Kumar, Sajnath Paswan, Santosh Kumar Yadav, Santosh Yadav, Mahesh Kumar Nagle, Rabindra Kumar, and Shubham Abhinav Soni – won the Excellence award.
In order to foster a culture of Innovation and focus on Quality, the Pantnagar Metal Plant has 17 active quality circle (QC) teams at present. The employees also take great pride in voluntarily driving the circles and achieving new heights to deliver business targets, strengthen reliabilities of asset and contributing towards sustainable growth, team building, reduction in waste and create a stress free work environment.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’ rating by CDP for climate change. As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.