Bhubaneshwar: Charchit Mishra, the young and dynamic Group Director of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) has received the prestigious “Times Dynamic Entrepreneur of the Year” Times Business Award 2021-22 at a spectacular reception held today in the smart city. On behalf of OSL Group, the award was received by Dinesh Kumar Parida, Senior Director, Marketing, OSL Group.
The award was presented by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood in the presence of Vishal Dev, Principal Secretary, Odisha Finance Department, Manoj Kumar Mishra, IRTS Secretary, Electronics and IT Department, Government of Odisha , TS Shanbhogue – Executive Director of Strategic Projects, Odisha Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India and business leaders, prominent industrialists, entrepreneurs and intellectuals.
“I am extremely grateful to receive this award which is a benchmark for excellence in Indian business. The award is a testament to our businesses which focus on various activities, such as shipping, mining, logistics and East Indian exports,” Charchit Mishra said while receiving the prestigious award.
“Our vision has always been to strive for excellence by constantly pushing our limits and taking every challenge as an opportunity to achieve our business goals. We have been involved in various philanthropic activities, and I feel privileged to carry on the legacy of making our environment a better place to live,” he said.
He further said, “The unwavering commitment and caring approach to society has helped OSL Group to become one of the largest corporate houses in the east coast of India. This award is given to the entire OSL Group team and, as I accept on behalf of OSL Group, I wish to carry on the legacy of this organization which is doing well and giving back to the society to which we belong .
Notably, OSL is a major stevedoring and cargo handling company in Indian East Coast Ports and currently handles over 50 million tons of cargo across different sectors. The main functional areas of OSL include Stevedoring, Project Cargo Handling, C&F Activities, Custom House Agency and Steamer Agency etc. Additionally, the group has interests in mining, transportation, hospitality, dredging and warehousing, among others.
The OSL Group has several mobile harbor cranes for stevedoring operations in different ports to enable it to increase loading/unloading rates. In addition, the OSL Group has state-of-the-art equipment in each of its branches to ensure smooth evacuation of goods with adequate trailers, dumpsters, loaders and construction cranes.
It should be noted that the “Times Business Awards” recognize the best and brightest entrepreneurs in the sector for their entrepreneurial and business achievements.
The Times Business Awards also honor winners each year for exemplary and innovative performance in their respective industries. Today, the award is a benchmark for excellence in Indian business.