Chaudhary Birender Singh, Honourable Union Minister of Steel dedicates 120 MW Power Plant to the Nation    22-Apr-2017     View PDF

Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel highlighted the need to be self-sufficient in power generation and RINL has rightly proved  its progress in that direction. He made this observation while dedicating to the Nation, the most eco-friendly  120 MW gas based Power Plant in VSP today.Speaking on the occasion, the Hon’ble Steel Minister said that there is a perceptual change in the consumption of coal because of the setting up more non-conventional power plants in the country using Wind energy, Solar energy etc. The Hon’ble Steel Minister said that around 1 lakh MW of power is being generated in the country from non-conventional energy sources and that around 3 lakh applications were received for setting up of solar/wind power plants in the country. He said that RINL is working on CRGO (Cold Rolled Grain Oriented) technology which adds to the reputation of the Company to boost exports. He said that RINL has many advantages of being a skilled workforce company and two major ports behind it. He advised RINL to take the advantage of the opportunity of the huge usage of steel for the construction of new capital  Amaravati  and other projects in Andhra Pradesh. Birender Singh highly commended RINL and its workforce  for adopting an impressive and unique work culture and for a peaceful industrial scenario. He said that RINL is inching towards achieving international standards of efficiency and exhorted them to work relentlessly towards this end.  Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL in his welcome address said that latest technologies and green initiatives were implemented in setting up of the power plant and complimented the entire workforce and agencies for successful operations of the plant. With this, he said that RINL has emerged self sufficient in power generation. Earlier Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel was accorded a guard of honour by CISF jawans and P Madhusudan, CMD,RINL extended a traditional welcome  on his arrival at Hill Top Guest House today. The Hon’ble Steel Minister is on a two day maiden visit to RINL. Earlier, the Hon’ble Steel Minister commenced his plant visit with planting of trees at Arogyavanam and visited the Model Room & Awards gallery  housed in ED (Works) building, Coke Ovens, Blast Furnace-3, Steel Melt Shop-2, Wire Rod Mill-2 etc. Sri Saraswati Prasad, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Sri  Srinivas, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Smt Prema Latha Singh, MLA, Haryana Assembly & Wife of Hon’ble Steel Minister were present on the occasion. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, Sri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects), Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations), Sri P Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial), Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel) and others accompanied the Hon.ble Steel Minister during the plant visit. In the evening, the Hon’ble Steel Minister reviewed the performance of the Company and interacted with the Senior Management headed by Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL.