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.