Nalco, since its inception, has taken adequate steps for pollution control and effective Environment Management. Nalco's technology associate Aluminum Pechiney (AP), France, with their experience of stringent pollution control standards in Europe, have ensured eco-friendly process technology.
With the growing environmental awareness in India and framing of stringent and statutory regulations, Nalco achieved all statutory clearances before starting its production.
Strict adherence to approved EMP and constant monitoring have helped Nalco to achieve considerable success in the field of Environment Management.
The Company received Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra (IPVM) Award from MOEF Govt. of India for the year 1994 for its contribution in the field of afforestation and wasteland development. The 960 MW Captive Thermal Power Plant of the Company also received the prestigious Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar(IGPP) for the year 2000 from MOEF Govt. of India for its outstanding contributions in the field of environment management. Besides these, the Company and its Units have received various National, State and Institutional awards for excellence in pollution control, Safety & Environment Management.