Three teams consisting of 19 employees of Rourkela Stel Plant (RSP) have been selected to receive the coveted “Viswakarma Rashtriya Purskar” this year, a national level award instituted by Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment for workmen employed in factories throughout the country.
With this year’s awards, altogether 53 employees of RSP have so far achieved the glory. The award given every year, recognizes and rewards workers for their innovativeness, quality, safety and working conditions, housekeeping and import substitution at the enterprise level.
The managing director of RSP SN Singh has congratulated the winners.
Out of the total 28 teams selected to receive the award, three teams belonging to RSP, the plant sources said adding that each team will be awarded with cash prize of Rs. 25,000 and certificates of merit.
The seven member team comprising Ajit Kumar Panda, Sanjay Kumar Pandam, Rashmi Ranjan Rout, Dilip Kumar Patel, Ratikanta Sahoo, Gobind Chandra Patel and Chaitanya Prasad Hembram of Ore Bedding and Blending Plant (OBBP) have been selected to receive the award for conceiving and implementing a project regarding installation of anti-collision device in the boom of the stacker, used for stacking of raw materials.