Bhubaneswar: Charchit Mishra, Director of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) Group was conferred with the prestigious ‘Times Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year’ Times Business Award 2021-22 at a spectacular function organized in the smart city here. On behalf of OSL Group, the award was received by Dinesh Kumar Parida, Senior Manager, Marketing, OSL Group.
The award was conferred by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood in the presence of Vishal Dev, IAS Principal Secretary, Dept of Finance, Govt of Odisha, Manoj Kumar Mishra, IRTS Secretary, Dept of Electronics & IT, Govt of Odisha, T S Shanbhogue- Executive Director Strategic Projects, Odisha Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India and senior business leaders, eminent industrialists, entrepreneurs, and intelligentsia.
On receiving the prestigious award, Charchit Mishra said, “I’m extremely grateful to receive this award which is a benchmark for excellence in corporate India. The award bears testimony to our companies focusing on various businesses, like shipping, mining, logistics, and exports of Eastern India.”
“Our vision has always been to strive for excellence by constantly pushing our boundaries and taking every challenge as an opportunity to meet our business goals. We have been involved in various philanthropic activities, and I feel privileged to carry on the legacy to make our surrounding a better place to live,” the young OSL Director contended.
“The unwavering commitment and caring approach towards society helped OSL Group to become one of the largest Corporate Houses across the East Coast of India. This award goes out to the whole team of OSL Group altogether and as I accept this on behalf of OSL Group, I would like to carry forward the legacy of this organization which is doing well and giving back to the society that we belong to,” he added.
Notably, OSL is a major stevedoring & cargo handling company at the East Coast ports of India and currently handles more than 50 million tonnes of cargo in different sectors. OSL’s core functional areas include stevedoring, project cargo handling, C&F activities, custom house agency & steamer agency, etc. Besides, the group has interests in mining, transportation, hospitality, dredging, and warehousing among others.
OSL Group has multiple harbour mobile cranes for stevedoring operations at various Ports in order to enable it to increase the load/discharge rates. In addition, the OSL Group owns the state-of-the-art equipment at each of its branches to ensure the smooth evacuation of cargo with adequate trailers, tippers, payloaders, and yard cranes.
Pertinent to note that, the ‘Times Business Awards’ honor the best and the brightest entrepreneurs in the industry for their entrepreneurial and business successes.
The Times Business Awards also recognize the awardees for their exemplary and ground-breaking performance in their respective business verticals every year.