In a remarkable feat of excellence, Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group entitynand a leading player in the mining and smelting industry, emerged victorious at the 37th National Conventionnon Quality Concepts (NCQC) held at Nagpur from January 4th to 7th, 2024. The event, hosted by the QualitynCircle Forum of India (QCFI) Nagpur Chapter in collaboration with Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, was graced by the presence of Shri Nitin Gadkari ji, Honrable Minister of Road Transport &Highways, Government of India.
At the distinguished event that witnessed participation of over 2200 Quality Concept teams and 12000+delegates, Hindustan Zinc's four business units secured top honours in diverse categories. From the unit at the Rajpura Dariba Complex, the Sindesar Khurd Mine team Garnered the Distinguished Award, complemented by the “Meritorious Award” earned by team Pallene. The Rajpura Dariba Mine Achievers were recognized with the “Excellence Award”, while Shastras received the Meritorious Award. Meanwhile, the Dariba Smelting Complex witnessed both Metal Crushers and FF Challengers clinching the prestigious “Excellence Award”. In the Zawar Group of Mines, Vidyut, and Nortech were acknowledged with the “Excellence Award” for their exceptional contributions. At Rampura Agucha, both RAM Geek and Agucha Visionaries received the esteemed “Excellence Award”, and at Zinc Smelter Debari, MCTP Mavericks secured the “Par Excellence Award”, with ZE Innovators
attaining the “Excellence Award”.
Teams recognized with both Excellence and Par Excellence Awards are now eligible to represent the company at the upcoming International Convention on Quality Concepts (ICQC). With a commitment to nurturing a culture of innovation, excellence and sustainable growth, this recognition not only reflects the company's commitment to quality but also positions Hindustan Zinc as a leader in the industry.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited:
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in Zinc-Lead and Silver business is world’s 2nd largest integrated Zinc producer and 5th largest Silver producer. The company governs about ~75% of the growing Zinc market in India with its headquarters at Udaipur along with Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes spread across the state of Rajasthan. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and has ventured into green energy by setting-up wind power plants. The company has secured the highest CSA score of 85 in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment in 2023 amongst Metals & Mining companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive company and is the only Indian company to be recognized at the S&P Global Platts Metal Award 2022 winning two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious & Specialty Metals’ Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award. The company takes pride in
having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee-centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2023’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the ‘People-first HR Excellence Award’. As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working towards transforming lives of 1.7 million people in 237 villages in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. The company is amongst the Top 10 CSR Spenders in India.