NALCO Lanched Projects to Promote Culture and Sports on its 39th Foundation Day
In a historic step that is bound to leave a lasting impact on the cultural and sporting landscape, National Aluminium Company Limited(NALCO) launched a slew of initiatives to promote cultural organisations and sporting talents in Odisha, to mark the 39th Foundation Day Celebrations. Padma Shri Manoj Das was bestowed with NALCO Lifetime Achievement Award while Niranjan Rath, Secretary, Lok Sevak Mandal was awarded the NALCO Distinguished Social Service Award during the function at Nalconagar, Bhubaneswar.
Inspired by the rich culture and heritage of Odisha, NALCO signed Cultural MoUs with eight leading cultural organisations to promote and encourage artists from across the state. This is a unique initiative by a corporate sector and is a first of its kind which will develop an eco-system of the industry – culture sustainable relationship. In order to help Odisha become a Sporting hub, the Company also announced that it will adopt around 100 budding sporting talents.