Sri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Honorable Union Minister of State for Steel, visits Vizag Steel    08-Aug-2019     View PDF हिंदी में पढ़े


Sri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Steel is on a maiden visit to Vizag Steel Plant on 8th August, 2019. RINL management led by Sri PK Rath, CMD, RINL extended a warm welcome to the visiting dignitary on his arrival at Hill Top Guest House.The Union Steel Minister inaugurated a most modern Blood Component Separator Equipment at Blood Bank in Visakha Steel General Hospital. (The advantage of the equipment is that one bag of whole blood can be given to four different recipients for different requirements of components of blood like packed cells, platelets, FFT and cryoprecipitate etc.) He also visited  Plant’s Model Room & Awards Gallery, Coke Oven Battery, Blast Furnace-3, Steel Melt Shop-2 and Wire Rod Mill-2 during his plant visit. Sri Rath, CMD explained about the latest know-how and the facilities incorporated in the plant operations. The Minister was highly impressed with the green and clean environment prevailed inside the plant and  termed Vizag Steel as “Most eco-friendly Steel Plant in the country”. Later, the Minister witnessed a corporate presentation of the management. Speaking to the senior management on the occasion,  Sri Faggan Singh stated that Ministry of Steel is in continuously interacting with the other ministries to increase the consumption of steel to reach the target of 300 MT by 2030-31 as envisaged in the  National Steel Policy 2017.  He said that GOI is focusing on infra development, housing projects, road projects etc, in the country, which largely help the Steel Industry to come out with present challenging situation. He emphasized to focus on safety, quality and productivity to succeed in the competitive market  and added that MOS would extend all necessary support to RINL in its endeavor towards excellence. Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel), Sri VV Venugopal Rao, Director (Finance), Sri DK Mohanty, Director (Commercial)  and senior officials were present on the occasion. He also interacted with the representatives of Steel Executives Association, unions, WIPS, OBC and ST&ST association.