RINL Steel Melting Shop-1 Collective Transform Fabrication And Dumping Yard Into Serene Prakruthi Vanam

A Green Oasis Crafted from Scrap and Waste Material by the Steel PSU

In a remarkable initiative aligned with the EnMS (environmental management system) objective, steel melting shop-1 (SMS-1) collective of RINL with the able support of various other service departments have successfully converted a previous dumping yard near SMS-1 into a Lush green Prakruthi Vanam (Park) with a vibrant green space covering 50 m²(square meters of area) at RINL. This transformative project marks a significant step towards environmental sustainability and employee well-being.
Shri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL inaugurated the Prakruthi Vanam (Park) in the august presence of Shri AK Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations), RINL and other senior officials.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL congratulated the entire team at Steel Melting Shop-1 (SMS-1) for their outstanding efforts in developing the beautiful park using scrap and in-house talent and said that this achievement is a testament to the dedication, creativity, and collaborative spirit of the SMS-1 collective.

“By utilizing scrap and leveraging our in-house talent, we have not only created a visually stunning park but have also contributed to the responsible use of resources.The park stands as a symbol of our organization’s commitment to excellence and innovation. It reflects the synergy of our talented workforce, who have combined their skills to transform a vision into a reality. I am confident that this park will not only serve as a green oasis for our employees but also inspire others to embrace sustainable practices”, Shri Atul Bhatt said.

Shri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL inaugurated a water fountain named “TARANG” and Shri AK Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations), inaugurated a water fountain named “Lehar” in the Prakruthi Vanam premises.

Shri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL, Shri AK Bagchi, Director (Projects) and additional charge Director (Operations), RINL, Shri NV Swamy, CGM(Works)-Incharge, Shri AK Sobti, CGM (Steel, Refractory & Planning), Shri U Sridhar, CGM (Maintenance & Mills), Shri PS Rao, GM(SMS-1) and Head of the department planted saplings on the occasion.

The boundaries of the Prakruthi Vanam are secured with a fencing, and with an optimal land utilization, various tree saplings, including Mango, Lemon, Guava, Chickoo, Amla, Custard Fruit, Jamoon, and Orange, were planted and flower saplings like Jasmine, Hibiscus, Night Jasmine, Rose and Marigold adorned the Prakruthi Vanam.

A designated area for creeper plantation featuring Grapevine, Bottle Gourd, and Snake Gourd was also incorporated in the park and impressively, materials such as steel, refractory bricks, and artifacts used in the park were salvaged from the scrap.

Senior officials and contract workers also participated in the program.

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