The Indian Navy also prepared to blockade the Pakistani ports (primarily the Karachi port )  to cut off supply routes under Operation Talwar .     The Indian Navy's western and eastern fleets joined in the North Arabian Sea and began aggressive patrols and threatened to cut Pakistan's sea trade. This exploited Pakistan's dependence on sea based oil and trade flows.  Later, then- Prime Minister of Pakistan , Nawaz Sharif disclosed that Pakistan was left with just six days of fuel to sustain itself if a full-scale war had broken out.    
National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the
Navratna CPSE, under Ministry of Mines, has bagged the EEPC (Engineering Export
Promotion Council, Eastern Region)Silver Trophy, in the Large Enterprise category, for its
outstanding export performance during the year 2014-15.
NALCO, which isthe country’s leading manufacturer-exporter of alumina and aluminium, has consistently been among the leading foreign exchange earning CPSEs of the country.
Lauding the NALCO team for this recognition, Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand said: “We take immense pride in the fact that we are the 2nd highest Net Foreign Exchange earning CPSE in the country as per Govt. of India Public Enterprise Survey 2015-16 report. The team at NALCO has been working tirelessly to strengthen our capacities and increase our supplies for the international market.’’
Further, Dr. Chand added, “During the year 2016-17, the company has achieved highest ever Gross sales turnover of Rs. 7,933 crore and our export earnings figure stood at crore.”
On behalf of the company, Shri . Lyndem, Assistant General Manager (Marketing - Eastern Region), received the award from his Excellency Shri Tathagata Roy, Hon'ble Governor of Tripura, at EEPC Regional Award Ceremony for Export Excellence 2014- 2015, held at Kolkata on 23rd August.