Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary Steel, inaugurated the 5 MW Solar Plant installed by RINL at a cost of Rs.33 crores in the presence of Shri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL, Smt Urvilla Khati, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel and Directors of RINL in Vishakhapatnam yesterday. RINL has joined other major corporates in harnessing solar power with this 5 MW Ground Waste Solar Power Plant in its premises.
Dr. Aruna Sharma commended RINL management for foraying into Solar Energy in tune with the government thrust to tap renewable energy sources. She said that the role of renewable energy has been assuming increasing significance in recent times for the country’s energy security.
Shri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects), Shri DN Rao, Director (Operations), Shri P Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial), Shri B Siddhartha Kumar, IFS, CVO were also present on the occasion.
Representatives of SEA, unions, SC&ST Association, WIPs also participated.
Dr. Aruna Sharma and Smt Urvilla Khati visited new production units and inspected Blast Furnace-3, Steel Melt Shop-2, Rolling Mills, Captive Power Plant-2 etc. The secretary Steel also visited “Steel Museum”, located in the Technical Training Institute.
Dr. Aruna Sharma reviewed the performance of the Company RINL in which Shri P Madhusudan, CMD, CVO and Directors participated. Later, she interacted with the representatives of Steel executive Association, trade unions. SC&ST Association and WIPS.