Awards and Achievements

    

IREL has fairly good record in its performance during the past decade. From 1997-1998 onwards all out team effort was taken to achieve name plate capacity for the mining and mineral separation plants in all the three locations, Total sales turnover, share of export and profit after tax started improved by leaps and bounds and the company recorded increasing profit since then. In addition to production and financial performance, IREL has excelled in the areas of marketing, safety and human resource management. In recognition of the company’s efforts, SCOPE awarded prestigious Silver Trophy of ‘SCOPE’ award for excellence and outstanding contribution to the Public Sector Management – Special turnaround Category for the year 1999-2000. During the year 2006-07, IREL posted all time high sales turnover exceeding 3600 million with export component over Rs. 1000 million & all time high Profit Before tax of Rs. 1000 million.

Future Outlook

Company is implementing expansion of all the three Mineral Separation Plants. With the expansion activities in progress, the Company is poised to reach greater heights in the years to come. The phase-I expansion at Chavara is nearing completion (in full) and the expansion at MK is expected to take off soon. Expansion of capacity at OSCOM is also progressing. 

In addition to expansion of Mineral Separation Plants, the Company is planning to restart the manufacture of Rare Earths products in big way with implementation of Monazite Processing Plant (MOPP) at OSCOM which is likely to commence commercial operation by July, 2009. 

The successful completion of expansion activities will bring forth a new era of higher capacity and profits and the Company, it is hoped, will attain the pinnacle of glory. The Company will continue to be one among the most successful PSUs.

 

Following is the list of awards and recognition won by IREL during the last ten years:

Export Awards:

Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 1996-97.

Indian Chemical Manufacturers Association’s Certificate of Merit for ISO 9000 certification for 1997

Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 1997-98.

Indian Chemical Manufacturers Association’s Certificate of Merit for ISO 9002 certification for 1998.

Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 1998-99.

OSCOM has been selected by Directorate of Export Promotion and Marketing, Orissa to get the STATE EXPORT AWARD i.e. Certificate of Excellence for the Years 1995-96. 

OSCOM has been selected by Directorate of Export Promotion and Marketing, Orissa to get the STATE EXPORT AWARD i.e. TROPHY for the year 97-98 for export of synthetic rutile/ilmenite etc.

Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 1999-2000.

OSCOM has been selected by Directorate of Export Promotion and Marketing, Orissa to get the STATE EXPORT AWARD i.e. TROPHY for the year 98-99 for export of synthetic rutile/ilmenite etc.

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OSCOM has been selected by Directorate of Export Promotion and Marketing, Orissa to get the STATE EXPORT AWARD i.e. TROPHY for the year 1999- 2000 for export of synthetic rutile/ilmenite etc.

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Certificate of Merit from CHEMEXCIL under the category of Basic Inorganic and Organic Chemical for outstanding performance for the year 2000-2001 including agrochemical Panel.

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OSCOM has been selected by Directorate of Export Promotion and Marketing, Orissa to get the STATE EXPORT AWARD in shape of Certificate of Excellence for the year 2000-2001 under the minerals including granite product group for export of synthetic rutile, garnet and ilmenite.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2000-01.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2001-02.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2002-03.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2003-04.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2004-05.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2005-06.

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Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Special Export Award from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2005-06.

Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council’s (Capexil) Certificate of Merit from Processed Minerals Group for the year 2006-07.

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Safety Awards:

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National Safety Award (Mines) for Longest Accident free period won by MK unit – 1999 (Runner) & 2001 (Winner).

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National Safety Award (Mines) for Lowest Injury Frequency Rate – 2000 (Winner) won by MK unit.

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AERB Safety Award won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 & 2004.

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AERB Safety Award won by Chavara unit (Winner) for the year 2003.

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Subhkaran Sarawagi Environment Award from Federation of Indian Mineral Industry (FIMI) won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 2002-03.

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Greentech Safety Gold Award won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 2002-03.

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Greentech Safety Award won by Chavara unit (Winner) for the year 2003.

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AERB Green Site Award won by OSCOM unit (Winner ) for the year 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 & 2005.

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Yogyata Praman Patra Award from National Safety Council, Mumbai won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 2002.

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Safety Award from National Safety Council, Kerala Chapter won by Chavara unit (Runner) for the year 2003.

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National Safety Award (Mines) for Lowest Injury Frequency Rate won by Chavara unit (Winner) for the year 2003. 

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AERB Industrial Safety Award won by OSCOM unit (Winner) for the year 2005.

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National Safety Award won by MK unit (Runner) for the year 2005.

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Safety Star Award from National Safety Council, Tamilnadu Chapter won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 2005.

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AERB Green Site Award won by MK unit (Winner) for the year 2007.

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National Safety Award won by Chavra unit ( Winner ) for the year 2007..

Apart from above National Level Safety Awards, Company’s Mineral Separation Plants namely Chavara, MK & OSCOM have won many State Level Awards.

Other Awards:

Silver Trophy of “SCOPE” award for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management – Special Turnaround Category for the year 1999 -2000. (SCOPE- Standing Conference of Public Enterprises) 

Enterprise Excellence Award 1999-2000 from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering..

Enterprise Excellence Award 2000-2001 from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

Enterprise Excellence Award 2001-2002 from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

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Enterprise Excellence Award 2007-2008 from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

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Hindi Rajbhasa Sheild for the year 2000-01, 2003-04, 2006-07, 2008-09 and 2013-14  for the best performance amongst PSU’s under Department of Atomic Energy.