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31st July 2021

BALCO executive Toshit Trivedi secured All India rank 1 in UPSC exam

Korba, Chhattisgarh, July 31, 2021: Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), India’s iconic aluminium producer’s executive Mr. Toshit Trivedi has secured All India Rank 1 in the most prestigious UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination- 2020. He has been a very determined, focused & humble young talent at BALCO. Mr. Trivedi is from Banswara, Rajasthan, He has completed his Post Graduation from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and has been a Gold Medalist in his UG & PG courses. This was his first attempt in the exam. He aspires to join Ministry of Mines, in Geological Survey of India as a Scientific Officer, Group A, Central Government of India and contribute towards the progress of the country.

Extending his pleasure Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO & Director, BALCO said, “BALCO is immensely proud of Mr. Toshit Trivedi’s achievement in the prestigious UPSC exam. BALCO believes that its people are the biggest asset for an organization. BALCO strives to empower its young talents by providing a combination of policies that include recognizing and mentoring budding leaders. Through different mentoring and leadership programmes as Second Dimension, V Reach, V Lead, V Tech. BALCO has been driving innovative and exemplary initiatives to propel the professional career of its workforce and continuously work towards creating a meaningful, supportive and empowering environment for the women workforce.”

On this exemplary achievement Mr. Toshit Trivedi said, “I feel highly motivated and jubilant to get AIR-1. I am deeply thankful to my parents, teachers, colleagues & friends for consistent support and motivation. I am grateful and privileged to be part of the esteemed organization and take this opportunity to thank the Vedanta Group & BALCO for the support & cooperation extended throughout my journey & recognizing my efforts. Being in a very enthusiastic and young team at Chotia, gave me a sound technical exposure with very Inspiration with Vedanta’ Core Values to achieve growth. My organization has developed me as a better person with enriching experience and kind support which helped me to get AIR-1. I am very thankful for appreciation for serving my best to the organization and the nation.”

BALCO aim to nurture a Culture of Care that extends to our people, communities and have adopted global best-in-class practices and cutting-edge technologies to propel our endeavors towards the same. BALCO has been an advocate of diverse work culture and with its many newer learning & growth opportunities it is creating a strong platforms to empower young employees to achieve greater heights.

Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO) is India’s iconic aluminium producer. It is owned 49% by the Government of India and 51% by Vedanta Limited. Vedanta Limited is the world’s the largest producer of aluminium in India. BALCO operates a 0.57 million tonne per annum aluminium smelter in Korba, Chhattisgarh. It is also a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries. With its world-class smelter and power plants, the company fulfills its mission of spurring emerging applications of aluminium as the ‘Metal of the Future’ for a greener tomorrow.

About Vedanta Limited

Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is one of the world’s leading Oil & Gas and Metals company with significant operations in Oil & Gas, Zinc, Lead, Silver, Copper, Iron Ore, Steel, and Aluminium & Power across India, South Africa, Namibia, and Australia. For two decades, Vedanta has been contributing significantly to nation building. Governance and sustainable development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety, and environment. Giving back is in the DNA of Vedanta, which is focused on enhancing the lives of local communities. Under the aegis of Vedanta Cares, the flagship social impact program, Nand Ghars have been set up as model anganwadis focused on eradicating child malnutrition, providing education, healthcare, and empowering women with skill development. Vedanta and its group companies have been featured in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020, and were conferred Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Awards 2020, CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2020, CSR Health Impact Award 2020, CII National Award 2020 for Excellence in Water Management, CII Digital Transformation Award 2020, ICSI National Award 2020 for excellence in Corporate Governance, People First HR Excellence Award 2020, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and certified as a Great Place to Work 2021. Vedanta’s flagship Nand Ghar Project was identified as best CSR project by the Government of Rajasthan. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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