BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 6, 2022
Addressing the employees and stakeholders of state-run NALCO, Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal who is also an academician par excellence, urged NALCOnians and society at large to follow the triple bottom-line approach of People, Planet and Passion, to ensure absolute harmony between man, science, nature and God.
Delivering the keynote address at the 20th edition of the NALCO’s Foundation Lecture Series at the NALCO Research & Technology Centre (NRTC), here today Prof. Lal also lauded NALCO for its caring and sharing approach towards people and environment which has helped the Navratna Company generate goodwill and occupy a prestigious position across the globe.
In his eloquent speech, the Governor also quoted from Bhagavad Gita to drive across the importance of People and Planet.
Delivering the welcome address, NALCO Chairman & Managing Director Sridhar Patra thanked Prof. Lal for gracing NALCO’s Lecture Series, which has been delivered by some of the eminent stalwarts of the country, like former Presidents of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and Pranab Mukherjee, and notable personalities like former Governor of Nagaland Ravindra Narayana Ravi and Dr. Subramanian Swamy. The CMD also outlined various impactful initiatives NALCO is undertaking to celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The function was conducted with minimal physical participants, as permitted by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) adhering to all COVID-19 protocols; and most of the people participated in the event online from their respective workplaces.