Jharsuguda: TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited received the coveted “Greentech Environment Award Silver Trophy”, in the 13th Annual Greentech Environment Award ceremony held at Hydrabad on October 30, 2012. The award is received by Mr. Jiban Kumar Patnaik, Asst. General Manager (Operations Technology) from Mr. Kamaleshwar Sharan, President, Greentech Foundation and Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, IAS (Retd.), Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India.
Out of a number of applicants, TRL Krosaki got the award for its significant contribution in the field of maintaining a clean and green environment by adopting eco-friendly technologies. TRL Krosaki has undertaken a number of measures to improve its environmental performance like commissioning of a new State-of-the-Art 50 KL/day capacity Effluent Treatment Plant, Impervious Lagoons, Secured Engineering Landfill, Dust Filter Units, Electro Static Precipitators, Environment Laboratory with high quality equipments, Plantation of 4 lakhs trees over a period of 15 years and distribution of around 50,000 seedlings every year to the nearby villagers. During 2011-12 it has implemented 17 projects for pollution control and energy conservation, which resulted in reduction of carbon footprint by 5% in comparison to the previous year. The company had received the Golden Peacock Commendation Award for Environment Management in 2010-11.