National Energy Conservation Day Celebrated At RINL

RINL is pioneer in adopting energy conservation technologies

National Energy Conservation Day was celebrated today at a program organized at Dr. Tenneti Viswanatham auditorium of the learning and development center of Visakhapatnam steel plant.

The programme was inaugurated by Shri A.K. Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations), RINL alongwith Shri N.V. Swamy, CGM (Works)- Incharge and other senior officials of RINL.

A traditional welcome dance by the budding children and a skit by 2 young children highlighting the importance of energy conservation enthralled the audience.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest Shri A.K. Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations), RINL advised employees to optimize operations and operate all facilities at rated capacity to reduce energy consumption and cost. Shri AK Baghchi lauded Energy Management department collective for conducting an extensive energy conservation awareness campaign amongst all departments and schools through various programs from 1st to 14th December, 2023.

Earlier, Shri K. Sudhakar, GM (EMD)-Incharge highlighted various energy conservation measures being implemented at RINL.

RINL is pioneer in adopting energy conservation technologies and it may please be noted that RINL has also won the prestigious National Energy Leader award for 5 times and Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award for seven times and it is rare achievement for any PSU and Integrated Steel Plant in India to achieve this rare feat.

As part of this celebration, RINL conducted various awareness programmes for school children and employees of VSP. About 3500 persons participated in various campaigns. Energy Awareness program conducted in various departments and 1500 employees participated, Energy Awareness program conducted schools children and 2000 children’s participated,

In addition to the above, Energy quiz competition was conducted for executives and non-executives and school children, a Special Lecture was conducted for VSGH(visakha steel general hospital) employees and Painting competition, Essay competition and quiz competition for the school children.

Shri A.K. Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations) RINL, Shri N.V. Swamy, CGM (Works)-incharge, RINL and Chief general managers presented awards to various departments of Visakhapatnam steel plant for their innovative Energy conservation projects and , and overall energy performance. The dignitaries presented prizes to the departmental energy teams for their significant efforts towards energy conservation.

The dignitaries presented prizes to a large number of school children and employees for winning in various competitions which were conducted as part of the Energy Conservation awareness fortnight conducted by the Energy management department at RINL.

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