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25th January 2021

Hindustan Zinc’s Rampura Agucha Mine wins Platinum at the International Convention on Quality Control Circles

Udaipur, 25th January 2021: Hindustan Zinc’s Rampura Agucha Mine has won ‘Platinum’ award at the 45th International Convention on Quality Control Circles organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI). Team ‘Fourth Wave’ – consisting of members Mr. Sourav Debnath, Ms. Nidhi Aggarwal and Mr. Abhishek Singh represented Rampura Agucha Mine at the international convention with their case study titled “Upgrading Line of Sight to Tele-remote production bogging and won the highest award of the convention.

Apart from the top accolade at ICQCC, four teams from the Agucha SBU had also participated in 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts (NCQC) – 2020 organized by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) and won multiple awards. The teamsCooling Crackers & Kayad Haulers bagged “Par excellence award”, Team – Change Movers bagged “Excellence award”; while Team – Ramas bagged “Distinguish Award” in the convention. With these recognitions, teams Cooling Crackers, Kayad Haulers and Change Movers have now qualified for the ICQCC to be held in October 2021.

Hindustan Zinc lays great emphasis on quality circles to foster a culture of innovation and high performance. The quality circles help achieve and maintain quality standards, while also delivering business targets, strengthening reliabilities of asset and contributing towards sustainable growth.

Earlier, Hindustan Zinc’s Pantnagar Metal Plant had won “Par Excellence Award” and “Excellence Award” at 34th National Convention on Quality Concepts Awards 2020, who’ve also qualified for the ICQCC to be held in October 2021.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and globally 7th in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2020 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive Company, a member of the FTSE4Good Index and has scored ‘A’ rating by CDP for climate change.

Being a people-first company, Hindustan Zinc believes in inculcating the values of Trust and Excellence to have a culture of high-performance in its workforce. The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employee centric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2021’, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and the People First HR Excellence Award.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 77% of growing Zinc market in India.