Visakhapatnam: The Formation Day celebrations of RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant got off to a glittering start on Thursday. The occasion was marked with the flagging off a Bicycle Rally by RINL CMD, P. Madhusudan, from Ukku Stadium.
Around 300 children from various schools of Ukkunagaram participated.
To mark the occasion, the CMD and directors planted saplings in the “Mass plantation of 5,000 saplings” along with 500 schoolchildren and around 200 CISF Jawans and Home Guards.
Mr Madhusudan inaugurated a medical camp in Islampeta village. Eye check-up, general body check up like Sugar, BP etc were carried on a large number of patients.
Mr Madhusudan along with directors later participated in Swachh Bharat Campaign in Islampeta School along with schoolchildren. The evening celebrations started with the lighting of lamp at the Trishna grounds. Mr Madhusudan, was the chief guest.
Addressing the employees and their family members, Mr Madhusudan asked employees to intensify focus on enhanced volume of operation, techno-economic parameters, constant R&D interventions; safe practices with utmost importance to cost optimisation and revenue maximisation.
He observed that the present day business environment is extremely unstable with rapid changes in the industrial landscape. He stressed the need to devise quick strategies to cope up with these challenges pro-actively, to remain competitive and emerge successful.
“It is the need of the hour to develop new growth engines, through innovative thinking and pro-actively taking new challenges for better possibilities”, he said.
Mr Madhusudan distributed Jawaharlal Nehru awards to 72 employees both executives and non-executives together for their outstanding performance in their work areas.
The ECO awards were also given away by the CMD to the departments who shown environment and energy friendly initiatives to mark the occasion. Notable event during celebrations is the Cultural Programme performed by employees and School children (in-house) during the evening programme.
The in-house colourful cultural programme was organized by Corporate Communications department in association with Visakha Steel Cultural Association (VSCA) in the evening. Skits, Drama, Dances by employees & School Children enthralled the audience.