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Odisha: OMC Receives National Safety Award

18 December 2019


Bhubaneswar: For its committed and sustained efforts to ensure safety & employees' welfare at workplace, South Kaliapani Mines of the Odisha Mining Corporation Limited (OMC) received the prestigious National Safety Award from Vice President,  M Venkaiah Naidu on 16th December 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi in presence of Santosh Gangwar, Union Minister of State (Independent Change) for Labour and Employment.

OMC, one of the fastest growing mining companies in India, has been committed to provide a safe workplace to all employees and vendors and continuously work to abide by vision of ‘Zero fatality’ and zero Lost time Injury.

As part of the initiatives to achieve higher safety standards at mines, OMC conducts Tripartite meeting on Safety on a bi-annual basis. This is a unique platform where different stakeholders including workmen inspectors, Safety Committee members, Area Safety Officers, labour contractors, trade/labour union representatives and community representatives come together to deliberate about safety issues.

Odisha Government-owned corporation has witnessed significant growth in the last three years achieving Rs 4,052 crore annual turnover in the last financial year whereas it made a turnover of Rs 2,853 crore in the 2017-18 fiscal.