14 December, Bhubaneswar
The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna company, has instituted NALCO Smiles Award with a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh for the NGOs and Institutions, working for the rehabilitation and resettlement of differently-abled children/persons.
Similarly, to recognize, appreciate and encourage individuals for their significant contributions to Odissi Dance, the company has instituted NALCO Kharavela Awards to felicitate an Odissi Guru and an Odissi Dancer every year.
The award for Odissi Guru carries a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh, while for Odissi Dancer, the winner will receive a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/ – . The company shall hand over the awards to the winners in the upcoming NALCOs Foundation Day function scheduled to be held on January 7 here.
The aluminium major has sought nominations for these awards and kept December 28 as the last date for receiving the submission. The other details regarding the awards would be available in the companys website www.nalcoindia.com., a release from the company said.BM