Vedanta ESL wins Gold Medal for Best Safety Practices at CII National EHS Circle Competition

Bokaro: ESL Steel Limited, a prominent steel producer in India and part of the Vedanta Group, has been recognized for its commitment to excellence, innovation, and environmental stewardship. The company was awarded the Gold Award at the 5th CII National EHS Circle Competition, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), which received 59 entries across 7 categories from organizations nationwide.

The winning project, “Improving Safety with AI-enhanced Camera Detection,” was recognized under the category of “Best Organisation adopting exemplary Safety Practices.”

The project focused on using AI-enabled advanced camera detection to proactively identify and mitigate safety risks, enhancing the safety of ESL employees. The team behind this project, comprising Safety and Digital personnel led by Samir Das, delivered a compelling presentation that impressed the jury and showcased ESL Steel Limited’s commitment to excellence and innovation in Environment, Health & Safety.

Ravish Sharma, Chief Operating Officer of ESL Steel Limited, expressed pride in receiving the prestigious award, highlighting Vedanta ESL’s reputation in the manufacturing industry for its exemplary safety and environmental practices. He emphasized the company’s dedication to fostering a culture of safety and sustainability.

ESL Steel Limited’s Business Excellence Team, led by Meenakshi Sabharwal and supported by Vinay Bhushan Kumar and Shalu Priya, actively participates in various national and international competitions to showcase the company’s progress, innovation, and industry best practices.

Located in Siyaljori village, Bokaro district, Jharkhand, ESL Steel Limited operates a 2.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) greenfield integrated steel plant. The plant produces pig iron, billets, TMT bars, wire rods, and ductile iron pipes, adhering to stringent environmental standards and offering world-class products and services.

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