New Delhi: SJVN Limited celebrated 74th Independence Day of India with great fervour and enthusiasm. SJVN Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma unfurled the national flag at corporate headquarters, Shimla in the august presence of Director (Personnel) Geeta Kapur, Director (Civil) SP Bansal, Director (Finance) AK Singh and Director (Electrical) Sushil Sharma along with other senior officers. Keeping in view the challenging situation due to COVID-19, maintaining the norms of social distancing and masks etc., the limited number of employees were also present on the occasion.
Sharma paid tributes to the valiant freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives to achieve freedom of the nation and exhorted all the employees to work dedicatedly towards the achievement of the shared vision of becoming 25,000 MW company by 2040.
In an innovative initiative, especially keeping in view the scenario of the global pandemic, Sharma rewarded Corona Warriors (Sanitation Workers) deployed in SJVN Limited by the contractor. In this drive, 34 Sanitation Workers were rewarded @ Rs 50,00/- each, for their valuable contribution in keeping the office premises of SJVN Limited clean. Sharma said that the Corona Warriors i.e Sanitation Workers are at the frontlines of this global crisis and play an important role in keeping our workplace clean and hygienic.
Sharma further said that SJVN is at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19. SJVN employees have already contributed one day salary to reward 1,180 Sanitation Workers –‘Corona Warriors’ of Municipal Corporation, Shimla, one day salary to the PM CARES fund and one day salary to HP, CM Relief Fund. He also informed that SJVN has also provided financial support of more than Rs 2 crore to the government of Himachal Pradesh.
Sharma stated that besides these, SJVN Limited has been liberally extending financial as well as material support to procure ventilators, other medical equipment, Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs), masks, sanitizers and gloves in various hospitals of Government of Himachal Pradesh. To combat the Corona challenge, SJVN has also contributed Rs 25 crore towards PM CARES Fund.
During the function SJVN Corporate Song “Hum Satluj ki Dharon se” was also released.
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