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SAIL staff win 30% Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar for 2016

New Delhi: Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has won more than 30 per cent prestigious Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) for the performance year 2016. On Tuesday, in a function held at SCOPE Complex, Delhi, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) SAIL Saraswati Prasad felicitated SAIL employees who have won 9 out of the total 28 VRP awards.

Out of the total 139 awardees, 48 awardees are from SAIL. On this occasion Director (Finance) Anil Chaudhary, Director (Projects & Business Planning) Dr. G. Vishawakarma, Director Commercial Soma Mondal, Director (Personnel) Atul Srivastava, Director (Technical) H N Rai were also present.

Before this, yesterday Hon'ble Minister of State, Labour & Employment (Independent Charge), Govt. of India Santosh Kumar Gangwar felicitated the awardees in a function organized at Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. These awards were announced on13 August, 2018.

Out of total 48 awardees of SAIL, 42 belong to SAIL's Bhilai Steel Plant and the rest 6 are from SAIL's Salem Steel Plant.

Estimated savings from these award winning projects/suggestions is approximately Rs 14.6 Cr. per annum as recurring and around Rs 10.8 crore as one time.

CMD SAIL congratulated the awardees for their efforts and achievements. On this occasion he said, "These awards are not won by only employees but also by their families, because any achievement of any person is a mirror of their family's support and dedication."

He further added, "These awards reflect the work culture of the SAIL. I feel very happy to be part of all of you."

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