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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

RINL bags prestigious National Energy Leader Award

RINL has been awarded National Energy Leader Award for four time consecutively and Excellent Energy Efficient Unit Award for sixth time in row from 2017 onwards from Confederation of Indian Industry Godrej Green Business Centre. It is rare achievement in any Integrated Steel Plant and PSU to win National Energy Leader Award Continuously for four years. Sri AK Saxena, Director (Operations), RINL and Sri Abhijit Chakrabarti, CGM(Works)-Incharge, RINL received these prestigious awards from Sri Ashok Kumar, Dy. Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India at the 23 rd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management programme held at New Delhi, today. RINL reduced specific energy consumption from 6.25 Gcal(Giga calories)/tCS(ton of crude steel) to 6.02 Gcal/tCS in 2021-22 and registered a reduction of about 4% over previous year. RINL is pioneer in installing state of art cleaner Technologies like Coke Dry Quenching, Sinter Heat Recovery Power Plant, Top Pressure Recovery Turbine, and LD Gas Recovery. RINL has taken various measures such as increasing waste heat recovery, Increase in Pulverised Coal Injection in BF and reduction in BF Gas bleeding. RINL has made a specific action plan to decarbonise Steel (Achieving Net Zero emissions) and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2047 in line with MoS objective. RINL also obtained the largest number of Energy Saving Certificates (Escerts) in Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) 2nd Cycle. RINL is the first Integrated Steel Plant to adopt ISO 50001 Energy Management System. Sri Bhatt, CMD, RINL congratulated the VSP collective for this unique achievement and mentioned that these awards truly reflect the commitment of the entire workforce towards conserving energy. He exhorted them to achieve international benchmarking in energy consumption, one of the key parameters in the steel making process.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Engineers day celebrations held at Visakhapatnam Port Authority

Commemorating the 162nd Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Shri Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has grandly celebrated Engineers Day on 15.09.2022. In this connection, a series of Programmes are organised by VPA as follows: 1) Celebration of Engineers Day. 2) Felicitation of Former Chief Engineers of VPA. 3) Port visit to Future Engineers (Engineering students) 4) Organising Workshop to VPA Engineers on “Automation and Optimisation, Smart Port Mission - Benefits and Challenges”. The above said events are organised in various premises of VPA. Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, Chairman, Visakhapatnam Port Authority, has attended as Chief Guest for the Engineers Day Celebration Programme organised at Sri Sambamurthy Auditorium. Prof. P.V.G.D. Prasada Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, Andhra University, was invited as Guest of Honour for the Programme. Eminent Professors from GITAM University were invited to take up Workshops for the Engineers of VPA. Sri Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS, Dy. Chairman, Visakhapatnam Port Authority and HoDs of various Departments of VPA, along with their officers and staff have participated in the Programmes and made the Programmes a grand success.