PV Sindhu, a pride for our nation: Union Steel Minister   01-Nov-2017 View PDF
Sri Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Steel Minister has said that Olympic Silver Medalist and Brand Ambassador of Vizag Steel Miss PV Sindhu is a new generation sports personality and a pride to the country. She is not just from Andhra Pradesh but represents the entire country. He has envisioned a great future for her, he added. He made this observation while inaugurating the “Badminton Coaching Camp” of RINL at Ukkunagaram 1st November,2017. Addressing the gathering, Sri Birender Singh commended highly RINL efforts in promoting sports and infrastructure in Ukkunagaram as a good corporate citizen and acting as a catalyst in sports development In and around this region. No doubt, RINL has established its presence in the country as a quality steel producer and is attaching great importance to sports too. The Steel Minister suggested RINL explore the possibility of contributing to Water Sports in its complex to add further to the sporting spirit. He mentioned that Steel Ministry has constituted a committee to promote/encourage sports so that its activities are prominently seen in the PSUs under the Ministry of Steel. Felicitation to Ms PV Sindhu: Earlier, Sri Birender Singh felicitated Miss PV Sindhu for her achievements and contributions to sports and promoting brand image of RINL-Vizag Steel as its Brand Ambassador in the country and abroad. Responding to the felicitations, Ms PV Sindhu acknowledged the support of RINL in strengthening sports and praised RINL for setting up the Badminton Coaching Camp for the benefit of enthusiastic children. Hard work will always pay dividends and children and sports persons should strive for achieving greater heights, she added. Welcoming the gathering, Sri P Madhusudan, CMD said that RINL is making rapid strides in performance and is also equally active in promoting and strengthen sport activities, maintaining and upgrading the infrastructure on a continuous basis in Ukkunagaram and thereby helping employees and children to do well in sports. Steel Minister commissions Turbo Blower-5: The Steel Minister commissioned the newly built Turbo Blower-5 in Thermal Power Plant premises. This is a standby Turbo Blower to ensure uninterrupted supply of Cold Blast to Blast Furnace-3. Later, the Hon’ble Steel Minister reviewed the performance of RINL and held discussions with the top management headed by Sri P Madhusudan, CMD. RINL Directors and Senior functionaries participated in the discussions. Sri Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Steel Minister was given a rousing reception on his arrival at Visakhapatnam. He was accompanied by his wife Smt Prema latha Singh, MLA, Haryana Assembly, during the visit. Sri Saraswati Prasad, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ms Ruchika Chaudhry Govil, Joint Secretary and Sri Neeraj Agrawal, Director, Ministry of Steel accompanied the Steel Minister and also participated in the discussions nduring his visit to RINL today.