RINL employees bag VRP Awards    16-Sep-2016     View PDF

RINL-VSP today came out with flying colours by bagging four Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) awards for innovative suggestions implemented in the plant. Sri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon’ble Union Minister of State, Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) presented the awards to VSP employees at a function held in Delhi today. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL congratulated the employees for this achievement and said that with a persistent march towards excellence, VSP has once again bagged VRP Awards. He also said that VSP employees have always been known for innovation in improving the working methods and in bringing laurels to the organization. VSP has achieved this distinction for the eleventh time. The VRP awards include two Class-B (CO&CCP and Engg Shops &Foundry) and two Class-C (SMS-1 and TRAFFIC) with a cash prize of Rs  50,000/- and Rs 25,000 /- for each award respectively. Eighteen employees were involved  in the implementation of four innovative suggestions. The winning employees are: S/Sri G Appa Rao, P Brahmaji, D Narasinga rao,  P Pydiraju, Y Somasekharam, N Mohan rao,V Rajababu, SVVS Naga Kumar, S Sadasivarao, PA Murty, K Narasimha Rao, AS Amarnadh, V Nookaraju, K Seshagiriarao, DSN Reddy, D Appadu, RSN Murty, Ch Nookanna. Dr GBS Prasad, Director (Personnel) has witnessed the Award distribution function and provided inspiration to the award winners from VSP and congratulated them. Sri Susant Patnaik, AGM(E)-CO&CCP, Sri ASV Gopala Rao, AGM(E)-SMS-1, Sri K Rajeshwara Rao, Manager(M)- Traffic and Sri K Srinivasa Rao, DM(ES&F)-ES&F, the coordinators for these projects, who played a key role in implementation of these suggestions attended the function. Sri AK Makhija, ED(Projects - Rajasthan Mines) and Mrs. N Bhanu, AGM(MS) also attended the function as company representatives. Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) is a National Award Scheme instituted by Ministry of Labor and Employment, Govt. of India for the workmen in industries. It recognizes and rewards the workers and supervisors every year, for their innovative suggestions resulting in higher efficiency, productivity, quality, safety & working conditions, house-keeping and import substitution at enterprise level. The applications are evaluated by a thirty member committee at national level based on criteria like Originality, Applicability / Utility of the suggestion, Level / Skill band of employees involved, Safety & Working Conditions and Benefits accrued out of implementation etc.