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Rashtriya Ispat Nigam VIZAG STEEL

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, also known as Vizag Steel, is a Public steel producer based in Visakhapatnam, India.

ABOUT: Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, popularly known as Vizag Steel is an integrated steel producer in Visakhapatnam, India built using German and Soviet technology. The company has grown from a loss-making industry to 3-billion-dollar turnover company registering a growth of 203.6% in just four years. Vizag Steel Plant was conferred Navratna status on 17 November 2010. Founded in 1971, the company focuses on producing value-added steel, with 214,000 tonnes produced in August 2010, out of 252,000 tonnes total of salable steel produced. It is the largest single site plant in India and Asia minor (or south and east Asia combined).

History: On 17 April 1970, the then Prime Minister of India, the late Indira Gandhi, announced the government's decision in the Parliament to establish a steel plant at Visakhapatnam. Planning started by appointing site selection committee in June 1970 and subsequently the committee's report was approved. On 20 January 1971, Gandhi laid the foundation stone of the plant. Consultants were appointed in February 1971, and feasibility reports were submitted in 1972. The first block of land was taken over on 7 April 1974. M/s M.N. Dastur & Co was appointed as the consultants for preparing the detailed project report in April 1975 and in October 1977 they submitted a proposal for 3.4 Mtpa of liquid steel. With the offer for assistance from the government of the erstwhile USSR, a revised project evolved. A detailed project report for a plant with a capacity of 3.4 Mtpa was prepared by M/s M.N. Dastur & Co in November 1980. In February 1981, a contract was signed with the USSR for the preparation of working drawings of coke ovens, blast furnace and sinter plant. The blast furnace foundation was laid, with first mass concreting, in January 1982. The construction of the local township was also started at the same time.

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Shri K.C. Das Takes over as CSI Vizag Chapter Chairman

Visakhapatnam: Shri K C Das, Director (Personnel), RINL–VSP, took over as the new Chairman of the Computer Society of India, Visakhapatnam Chapter, for 2018-19 at its 24th Annual General Meeting held in Visakhapatnam today on 8th January 2018.   Addressing the members, Shri Das called
Posted Date :  08-01-19

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RINL Achieves Many Heights in 2018: CMD

Vishakhapatnam: Shri PK Rath, CMD, RINL said that Vizag Steel achieved many heights and significant performance during the year 2018 by recording around 20% growth across its operations while addressing the senior officers of RINL-VSP on the occasion of New Year 2019 in Ukkunagaram on 1st Januaur
Posted Date :  02-01-19

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Vigilance Awareness Week begins at RINL-VSP

Visakhapatnam: RINL is observing the Vigilance Awareness Week with a view to creating awareness among the employees to prevent corruption and to enhance Corporate Governance in a transparent manner. The theme selected for this year by CVC is 'Eradicate corruption - Building a New India'.
Posted Date :  29-10-18

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Vigilance Awareness Week at RINL-VSP

Vishakhapatnam: As part of the observance of Vigilance Awareness Week from 29th October to 3rd November 2018, several programs are being conducted by RINL-VSP at various colleges in and around Visakhapatnam as a part of the multi-pronged approach to encourage all stakeholders to collectively part
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RINL Appeal to its Employees not to go for Agitational Methods

Vishakhapatnam: In spite of RINL Appeal Made yesterday, a few trade unions representing Non-Executives and Contract Labour operating at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant have been resorting to various agitational methods inside the plant premises opposing implementation of 'Conveyor Maintenance Contr
Posted Date :  01-10-18

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Shri P J Vijayakar Assumes Charge as CVO in RINL

Visakhapatnam: Shri PJ Vijayakar, IFS has assumed charge of Chief Vigilance Officer of RINL today on 20th Sep 2018. Shri Vijayakar belongs to 1993 Batch of IFS officers of Assam & Meghalaya Cadre. Earlier he was Chief Vigilance Officer for The Hindustan Shipyard Limited. Shri Prabir Ray Choudary,
Posted Date :  20-09-18

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RINL Bags Excellent Energy Efficient Award

Hyderabad: RINL has been bestowed with 'Excellent Energy Efficient Award' by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Godrej Green Business Centre during 19th National Competition for Excellence in Energy Management held at Hyderabad.   The award was given away by Shri Ajay Mishra
Posted Date :  04-09-18

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Steel Minister Presents Ispat Rajbhasha Samman to RINL

Visakhapatnam: RINL-Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has bagged the coveted Rajbhasha Prize of Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India for the year 2017-18.   Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel, presented the award to Shri P Raychaudhury, CMD, RINL and Shri KC Das, Direc
Posted Date :  05-07-18

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District Collector Presents Award to RINL under CSR

Visakhapatnam: RINL- Visakhapatnam steel Plant has bagged the prestigious award for 'Excellence in Contribution to Society through CSR' in PSU category instituted by Vizagapatam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) at a grand function organized in Visakhapatnam recently.   Shr
Posted Date :  28-06-18

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