Bhubaneswar: Nalco CMD Dr. TK Chand said that Nalco plans to sign MoUs with various prominent cultural organisations of Odisha with a view to preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of the state. The proposed MoUs termed ‘Cultural Excellence: Cultural Efflorescence’ aim at providing a platform for industry-culture interface, which would work in a collaborative and cooperative way for the promotion of cultural excellence of Odisha, he added.

He was speaking at the 12th International Chausathi Yogini Mahotsav, held at Haripur early this week while conferring the Nalco Sudha Award on flute maestro Padma Visbhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.