Bhubaneswar: TRB Iron Ore Mines of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), was conferred with the Pollution Control Appreciation Award in the category of Mines by the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) for its effective pollution control measures and sound environment practice.
Vice-president and Unit Head of TRB Iron Ore Mines Pramod Kumar Patra, received the award from Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary and the Chairman of SPCB, R. Balakrishnan and Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment) Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Special Secretary (Forest and Environment)-cum-SPCB’s Member Secretary Debidutta Biswal, during the 35th Foundation Day of SBCB held at Bhubaneswar on September 15.
JSPL’s CEO (Steel Business) NA Ansari congratulated the TRB Iron Ore Mines team for this award and appreciated it for setting a new benchmark in sound environment practice.
Congratulating the employees and workers of TRB Iron Ore Mines, Patra said, “JSPL has always been committed to sound environmental management practices in all its operations. This Award is a recognition of our sustainable environment management initiatives and effective pollution control measures for conservation and promotion of a green and clean environment.”
TRB Iron Ore Mines has adopted an innovative and latest technology and process like wet drilling practice, haulage road dust control through fixed water sprinkler, dry fog system at crushing and screening plant, dump management through indigenous species and coir matting, run off management through multiple check dams and settling tanks for minimising water and air pollution.