Vedanta scoop award for digital smelter project
Vedanta scooped ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ Award at the Digital Transformation (DX) Summit & Awards 2020 for its digital smelter project.
The system being deployed at its smelter in Jharsuguda uses digital twin technology, which makes it possible to monitor and control operations at the potline and conduct predictive and prescriptive analysis.
Ajay Kapur, CEO of Vedanta Aluminium & Power Business, commented: “We strive to make our operations future-ready by integrating best-in-class digital solutions, building in efficiencies, and optimising costs and raw material consumption in our quest to become the world’s leading producer of the ‘green metal’ or Aluminium.
“Vedanta’s Aluminium & Power business has implemented intelligent automation and digitalisation at its the plants to produce high-quality Aluminium and value-added products for critical industry sectors, fuelling India’s self-reliance and contributing to its socio-economic prosperity.”
Vedanta, India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, also won two coveted awards at the 59th Association of Business Communicators in India Awards 2020.
They picked up the Bronze Award for ‘PR Campaign for Reviving Dhokra Art’ under Social Responsibility Communication category.
Vedanta’s subsidiary Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd. (BALCO) won the Bronze Award for its daily e-magazine ‘BALCO Today’ under E-Zine category.
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