Vizag Steel employees received the prestigious Viswakarma Rashtriya Purskar for their innovative work.
The employees, Mr. S Eswara Rao, Mr. D Trinadha Rao, Mr. B Dharma Rao, Mr. A Satti Babu, Mr. B Appala Raju led by Mr. D Devadanam of Steel Structural Shop of Engineering Shops & foundry (ES&F) under took a critical job of repairing/renovating a Torpedo Ladle in a shortest time of 56 days, thereby saving huge amount to the Company.
As per an official press release form VSP it stated that the Torpedo Ladle Cars are designed for transporting 300 T of Hot Metal of 1500 0 C from Blast Furnace to LD Converters of SMS. The overall length of the vessel is 19.60 Meters. During usage of Torpedo ladle, vessel got deformed and damaged. BF dept tried to put the TL in operation by offloading the job to outside agencies, it was not materialized due to the high cost of repair i.e., approximately Rs 1.2 crores.
It is here that a dedicated and committed team of Steel Structural Shop of RINL made it possible by renovating in a shortest time of 56 days using in-house resources and inherent skills. The awards were bestowed on them by Mr. Santosh Gangwar, Union Minister for Labor & Employment at New Delhi.
P K Rath, CMD, RINL- also congratulated them for their innovative work.