New Delhi: SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has been making consistent efforts to ensure a healthy and conducive atmosphere at workplace for employees. In order to create a better ambience in the canteens located in its plant premises, the Welfare Department of the plant has taken numerous initiatives not just to further improve the general hygiene of the canteens, but also to make them employee-friendly.
Major facelift done
Many canteens inside the plant have been given a facelift and furnished with employee-friendly facilities. The ‘Aahar’ canteen in the Administrative Building and the Sinter Plant-II canteens have been given a major facelift. The dining space and service areas have been fitted with floor tiles. Aahar has also been given a false ceiling, along with venetian blinds, modern furniture and a new set of crockery. Modern water purifiers have been fitted in three major canteens namely Aahar, Byanjan and Swadist to provide cool and pure drinking water to employees. The hygienic conditions in the canteens are being checked regularly and punitive actions are being taken against the violators. A competition ‘Shine and Rise’ is also being organised that will recognise canteens for being the most hygienic.
Employees awarded under Utkarsh scheme
In separate news, ‘Utkarsh,’ a special award function, was organised at Sintering Plant – III of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) at the Departmental Conference Hall. PK Satpathy, GM, Sinter, presided over the function and handed over certificates of appreciation to two groups of employees for their enterprising endeavours. Present on the occasion were S Patodia, DGM Incharge (SP-III) and other officers and employees of the Department.
The group of eight members comprising Adhikari H K Das, Ajit Kumar Anand, Harish Chandra Padhy, all senior technicians, Sanjay Kumar Kisan, semi-skilled worker, Ramkrishna Behera and Dashrath Toppo, both the operator cum technicians, Pankaj Kumar Bhadra, junior operator technician cum attendant and Suraj Kumar, attendant cum technician won the award for their project on Electrical Circuit Diagram.
The project was based on modification and preparation of electrical circuit diagram and incorporation of interlocks of safety devices in hoists of Sinter despatch series of SP-III. The second group worked on the project ‘Reconditioning of Sinter Machine pellets by welding the damage frame with suitable electrodes and by replacing heat seal plate (5 types) manufactured by local SSI unit.’ The team members were SN Routray, Santosh Singh, Dilip Kumar Dungdung and KC Sahoo, all SOSTs and Raghunath Murmu. The project has brought about substantial savings of 2.23 crores. The program was coordinated by Subhendu Garud, Assistant Manager, Personnel (Modernisation).
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