- Vedanta IOK’s Digitized Hauling Operations won the ‘Jury Challenger’ award while its Fuel Management Systems won the ‘Star Challenger’ award respectively
Vedanta Sesa Goa’s- Iron Ore Karnataka (IOK) operations bagged two awards in the technology category at the prestigious CII’s ‘The Challengers Trophy 2022’. The company won the ‘Jury Challenger’ award for Digitized Hauling Operations and the ‘star challenger’ award for Fuel Management Systems. On behalf of Vedanta’s Iron Ore Karnataka, Mr. Ramesh B.R , Mr. Stanley W, Ms. Harshita Rathore, Mr. Yashwanth H A and Mr. Lalith Nandan received these awards during the ceremony held at Bangalore.
Vedanta’s Iron Ore Karnataka has implemented several Business excellence initiatives aimed at Asset Optimization, Green technologies and digitization such as training of workmen and staff using technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) modules, truck driving simulators, Digitalization of Laboratory sample management system, GPS tracking for water tanker governance, Mine pit survey using Drones and Manless weighbridge operation, etc.
Mr. Shrishaila Gouda, Dy. COO- Mining, Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business, Vedanta Limited Said “I congratulate my Iron Ore Karnataka team on these prestigious recognitions, which are testaments of our best-in-class Business excellence initiatives. Continuous improvement and innovation are at the core of our philosophy which is instrumental in driving our growth journey in a most sustainable way. I thank CII for honouring our initiatives, which will further motivate the team to take our asset optimization & Green operations initiatives to the greater heights.”
Vedanta’s Sesa Goa Iron Ore Business has always emphasized upon adoption of best-in-class sustainable business practices. Vedanta’s Iron Ore Karnataka has been recently certified with 5-star rating by Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) for the scientific and sustainable mining operations.