Vedanta aluminium and power unit taps into smart technology to cope up with Covid-19

Vedanta said that its aluminium and power business has fast tracked the deployment of the latest technologies and digital solutions for protecting its employees against Covid-19, while maintaining production to cope up with the raw material requirements of India.

In this regard, Vedanta Aluminium & Power is said to have embraced digital-first ways of working for making its operations future-ready. For this, the company has integrated digital solutions for driving efficiencies and streamlining costs and raw material consumption.

The company said that by implementing automation and digitalization solutions at its plants, it has been able to produce high-quality aluminium and value-added products for critical industry sectors.

Vedanta aluminium and power business taps into smart technology to cope up with Covid-19

Vedanta aluminium and power business taps into smart technology to cope up with Covid-19. Photo courtesy of Vedanta Limited.

Ajay Kapur – CEO – Aluminium & Power and MD – Commercial, Vedanta said: “Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in India last year, we have fast-tracked adoption of best-in-class digital technologies, intelligent automation and inhouse innovations to safeguard our workforce across Aluminium & Power Business Units.

“As India’s largest manufacturers of aluminium, a strategic raw material for the country’s key growth sectors, we are ensuring business continuity with reduced manpower to keep the wheels of the economy running.

“Looking at the rapidly escalating pandemic scenario countrywide, besides ramping up COVID treatment infrastructure and quarantine facilities, we have also pivoted our ways to working to make full use of technology and limit the need for human interventions to sustain operations.”

Vedanta Aluminium & Power claims to have vaccinated more than 7,500 of its people across its manufacturing plants. The company is also said to have augmented the capacity of its Covid-19 care centres and quarantine centres.

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