Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Rayagada: Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh has been acknowledged as the 2nd highest tax payer of Excise Duty in Rayagada Jurisdiction. Mr. Sandeep Jhalani –AGM Finance and Mr. Manish Agrawala received the award on behalf of the company from Shri Jagannath Mohanty, District Collector, Rayagada during the celebration of Central Excise Day at Rayagada. Office of the Assistant Commissioner, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Rayagada division observed the Central Excise Day in presence of Mr. S C Kootikuppala, Assistant Commissioner, CBEC, Rayagada division, Rayagada and many intellectuals, Govt. officials and media personnel of the region. On this Occasion Mr. Bimalananda Senapati-Plant Head Vedanta Limited, Lanjigarh refinery says that as responsible Corporate, Vedanta has been adopting best possible excise services practices towards participating in the development of the Nation. Dignitaries from J.K.Papers, Utkal Alumina, HAL and other companies were also present.