Hindustan Zinc Ltd, India’s largest and the one of the world’s largest producer of Silver and Zinc metal has been conferred the Golden Peacock award for its endeavors in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Golden Peacock award has been constituted by the Institute of Directors for its community development programs. The award was presented on 18 January, 2019 at Mumbai during their 13th International Conference.
Hindustan Zinc is touching the lives of over 500,000 rural communities in Rajasthan, through its different community service interventions in the areas of – Child Care, Education, Sustainable Livelihoods, Women’s Empowerment, Sports, Health, Water & Sanitation, Culture, Environment and Community Development including Community Assets Creation.
The award was presented by Prakash Mehta – State Cabinet Minister for Housing Department, Maharashtra; Vijay Karla – CMD, Ravin Industries; Lt. J.S. Ahluwalia – President-IOD; Praveen Pardeshi – IAS (Additional Chief Secretary to Maharashtra Chief Minister) and Rajshree Birla – Chairperson, CIRD Aditya Birla Group.
Hindustan Zinc emerged as winner in the Mining & Metal Sector amongst 338 companies who submitted their applications for the award.
On behalf of Hindustan Zinc, the award was received by Buddhi Prakash Pushkarna and Rupal Bhargava.