Hindustan Zinc’s four mines achieved 5- star rating award under ‘A’ list category of Mines
- Kayad, Rajpura Dariba, Sindesar Khurd and Zawar mines of Hindustan Zinc received the
award for their efforts and initiatives in sustainable mining
rd March 2023: On 75th Anniversary of Khanij Divas, Hindustan Zinc’s four mines – Zawar
Group of Mines, Rajpur Dariba Mine, Kayad Mine and Sindesar Khurd Mine received the prestigious 5
Star Rating Mines award by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Mr Pralhad Joshi Union
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, awarded Hindustan Zinc at the 17th National
Conclave on Mines and Minerals at the National Fire Centre, Nagpur.
Hindustan Zinc’s four mines received the award for their efforts and initiatives in sustainable mining.
Hindustan Zinc has been continuously taking initiatives to achieve the goal of Net Zero by 2050. For
its sustainability mission, the company has developed a roadmap that includes more than $1 billion in
investments over the next five years to convert diesel-operated vehicles to battery operated vehicles.
On this occasion, Mr. Arun Misra, CEO, of Hindustan Zinc said, “With the prestigious 5 Star Rating,
Hindustan Zinc is honoured to be recognized as a leader in sustainable mining by the Ministry of Mines
and the Government of India. Our commitment to safe, smart, sustainable mining operations is
ingrained in our culture which also keep us an integral part of the nation’s development. We continue
to make progress on different environmental and energy conservation initiatives in line with our
country’s goal of net zero by 2070″. Hindustan Zinc is a pioneer in the sector, continually deploying
transformational and sustainable technologies in pursuit of sustainable mining.”
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 headquarters 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 has ventured into green
energy by setting upwind power plants. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific for the
fourth consecutive year and globally 3rd in S&P Global Corporate Responsibility Assessment
in 2022 amongst Mining & Metal companies. Hindustan Zinc is a certified Water Positive
Company and is the only Indian company to be recognized at the S&P Platts Global Metal
Award 2022 and has won the two prestigious awards for ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base,
Precious and Specialty Metals’ Award and ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award.
The company takes pride in having some of the best-in-class people practices and employeecentric initiatives, which have certified Hindustan Zinc as – ‘Great Place to Work 2022’,
‘Company with Great Managers 2022’ by People Business and the People-first HR Excellence
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 1.4 million people
in 234 villages out of which 184 in Rajasthan, and 34 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader,
Hindustan Zinc governs about ~80% of the growing Zinc market in India.
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