Vizag Steel lifts Inter Steel Shuttle Badminton Championship   24-Mar-2017 View PDF
RINL-VSP has won the Inter Steel Shuttle Badminton Championship 2016-17, beating Rourkela Steel plant by 2-0 at the finals held in Ukku Indoor Stadium today. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD,RINL distributed the prizes to the winners and runners up. Speaking on the occasion, Sri Madhusudan congratulated the winning teams for displaying more sportsmen spirit and observed that RINL is always in forefront in encouraging the sports and developing the infrastructure in Ukkunagaram. He also complimented the Sports department for successfully conducting the tournament and advised to conduct the shuttle badminton tournaments more frequently. The event was hosted by RINL from 22nd to 24th March 2017. Seven teams participated in the event, namely TATA Steel, Rourkela Steel Plant, Bhilai Steel Plant, Bokaro Steel Limited, Salem Steel Plant, VISL Bhadravathi and the host team, RINL, Vizag Steel Plant. The VSP team comprised of BVSK Lingeswara Rao, Ch Sanyasirao, D Mahendra, K Jagadeesh. Sri KP Naik was the coach. The Rourkela team comprised of S Patra, Md.M Rashid, S Mahato,P Mohanty and the coach was RK Naik. Sri MS Kumar, AGM(Sports) presented a report and welcomed the gathering. Sri RP Srivastava ED(CS), Sri T Sunder GM(HR) – NW&TRG & Chairman, VSP Sports Committee, Sri YK Garg President, Steel Executive Assn., Sri Mantri Rajsekhar general secretary, Recognised Union, Ayodyaram, CITU, Sri D Adinarayana, Gen. Secretary, AITUC, Sri Padi Trinadha Rao Gen. Secretary, Visakha Steel Employees Union, Sri M Anvesh Gen, Secretary SC & ST Welfare Assn., Sports Dept. representatives of WIPS and large number of employees and Sports Committee Members were present on the occasion.