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RINL-VSP celebrates 150th Jayanti of Mahatma Gandhi     02-Oct-2019     View PDF


RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant joined the Nation in celebrating the 150th Jayanti of Mahatma Gandhi,  “Father of the Nation”, in Ukkunagaram on 2nd October with much enthusiasm, highlighting the swachhta campaign. Sri P K Rath, CMD, RINL garlanded the statue of Mahatma Gandhi and paid homage to Bapuji in Ukkunagaram. Addressing the gathering, Sri P K Rath  recalled the  services, principles and the high moral values  of Mahatma Gandhi. He said that Mahatma always believed in the power of non-violence and in the philosophy of truth known as “Satyagraha” and adopted these beliefs that helped in achieving India’s Independence. He also advocated the importance of education, cleanliness, health and equality in the society, Sri Rath added. He also said that Gandhiji’s principle of business which emphasizes the importance of customer holds good forever in the business environment. He exhorted RINL collective to contribute for nation building by realizing the goals of the organization. Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel), Sri VV Venugopala  Rao, Director (Finance), Sri DK Mohanti, Director (Commercial) RINL  participated and  paid floral tributes o Mahatma Gandhi.  Smt Sarada Rath, President of  Visteel Mahila Samiti paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion. As part of Sarvamatha Prardhana, special prayers were recited by members of all religions as a mark of respect to the Father of the Nation on the occasion.  Visteel Mahila Samiti members also rendered Bhajans to mark the occasion. Later, a Swachhta Pledge was administered by the dignitaries and the employees on the occasion. The dignitaries led by Sri Rath participated in the cleanliness drive in the township. Sri P K Rath distributed “Swachhta Puraskars” to various departments for their exemplary contribution for higher levels of cleanliness activities undertaken during the campaign of Swachhta Hi Seva  in various departments of the plant under RINL- CSR initiative. Executive Directors, Senior officers of RINL, representatives of  SEA, union leaders, SC&ST  & OBC association, representatives of Visteel Mahila Samiti, Women in Public Sector, school children and large number of employees participated. Photo Captions: 1) Sri P K Rath, CMD, RINL and Smt Sarada Rath, President of Visteel Mahila Samiti garlanding the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Ukkunagaram today. 2 & 3) Shri P K Rath distributing “Swachhta Puraskars” to various departments. 4) Sri PK Rath, CMD, Directors of RINL and large number of employees taking part in the cleanliness drive in Ukkunagaram today. 5) Sri PK Rath, CMD and Directors of RINL administering the Swachhta Pledge to mark the occasion.