Silver Jubilee of WIPS Forum for Women in Public Sector formation day was celebrated at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Sri Atul Bhatt, CMD RINL lauds significant contribution by RINL employees    09-Aug-2022     View PDF

Silver Jubilee of WIPS (Forum for Women in Public Sector) formation day was celebrated in VSP today in a grand manner. It may be noted that the Forum for Women in Public Sector (WIPS) of RINL, which was established in 1997 has completed 25 long and successful years. Addressing the women employees of RINL, Sri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL-VSP in his address, lauded the exceptional contribution by the women fraternity of RINL in turning around the company after six years of making losses.” I am very happy to note that Women in Public Sector (WIPS) of RINL, which was established in 1997 has completed 25 long and successful years and is celebrating silver Jubilee this year”, Sri Atul Bhatt said.  He congratulated all the women employees of RINL on this special occasion and appreciated them for their active role in improving the awareness on the role of women in the society.Sri Atul Bhatt congratulated Ms.PV Sindhu, for bagging the prestigious gold at the Commonwealth Games in Badminton women’ singles competition and said that it is matter of pride for entire RINL family that Ms. PV Sindhu is the brand ambassador of RINL.Sri Atul Bhatt complimented Ms. Sheela Priyadarsini, Chief General Manager & head of the department -Materials Management, RINL for efficiently handling the extremely complex supply chain management of steel plant. “It is heartening to note that more number of women are joining RINL and it is a matter of pride to note that women are increasingly and gradually seen marching into domains which were once reserved only for men like the armed forces. I would like to compliment WIPS of RINL for their active role in improving the awareness about the role of women in society and the various programmes they undertake for this cause.”, Sri Atul Bhatt added.Sri Atul Bhatt thanked Dr. Gitanjali Batmanabane for her gracious presence and said that her presence and message will certainly inspire the women participants to scale greater height in professional life.The Guest of honour, Dr Gitanjali Batmanabane, Pro-Vice Chancellor, GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research(GIMSR) highlighted the need for women to develop the culture of courage to encounter the difficulties being faced in the society for success in their life. She said that India is known for youngest population and next gen women would play a dominant role in variety of fields. Dr. Gitanjali Batmanabane, Sri Atul Bhatt and Directors of RINL felicitated some of the women employees of RINL and also gave prizes to winners of various competitions held on the occasion. Shri DK Mohanty, Director (Commercial), RINL, Shri KK Ghosh, Director (Projects), RINL, Shri AK Saxena, Director (Operations), RINL, Shri. KV Nagi Reddy, Chief Vigilance Officer, Smt. Nupur Bhatt, President, Visteel Mahila Samiti, Shri Attar Mohammed Haneef, Commandant, CISF, K.Srinivasa Rao, CGM(HR) & President, WIPS-RINL, Ms. Kumari S Chandrawati, Coordinator, WIPS-RINL, Office Bearers and Members of WIPS, CGMs, heads of departments, Senior Officers, members from various trade unions, representatives of Steel Executive Association, SC, ST & OBC associations also participated in the celebrations.