SAIL, RSP adds new dimension to HR Development initiatives inaugurates 'Umang-The Mandira Outbound Retreat'

Adding a new dimension to the Human Resources Development initiatives of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a new training facility ‘Umang-The Mandira Outbound Retreat’ was inaugurated by Mr. Atanu Bhowmick, Director In-Charge, at the scenic Mandira Dam on 14th March, 2023.

SAIL, RSP adds new dimension to HR Development initiatives inaugurates 'Umang-The Mandira Outbound Retreat'
SAIL, RSP adds new dimension to Human Resources Development initiatives inaugurates 'Umang-The Mandira Outbound Retreat'

NEW DELHI- Adding a new dimension to the Human Resources Development initiatives of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a new training facility ‘Umang-The Mandira Outbound Retreat’ was inaugurated by Mr. Atanu Bhowmick, Director In-Charge, at the scenic Mandira Dam on 14th March, 2023. With this unique outbound training facility, RSP has entered a select group of corporate houses having such captive facility to groom its employees both as an individual as well  as an effective member of a team.  

Mr. S R Suryawanshi, ED (Works), Mr. P K Satapathy, ED (P&A), Mr. P K Sahoo, ED (Projects), Mr. S Tripathy, ED (MM), Dr. B K Hota, ED (M&HS), Dr. Shikhar Sahai, DIG, CISF, Mr. P K Rath, CGM In Charge (Mines), Mr. A K Behuria, CGM In-Charge (F&A), several CGMs, many Senior Officers of RSP and CISF, representatives of trade unions and executive association were present on the occasion. 

The Director In-Charge also launched the Outbound Training Programme ‘Josh-The journey of soaring higher’ on the occasion. 25 employees including men and women from across different departments  of the Steel Plant are taking part in the 2-day programme being conducted with expert support from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF). The Outbound training programme has been designed to improve leadership, communication skills, performance, planning, change management, delegation, teamwork and motivation.

 Addressing the gathering Mr. Bhowmick said, “SAIL has undeniably the best Human Resources in the industry and the quality of SAIL’s manpower has made its mark in the whole of the country. However, in the highly competitive era, it becomes imperative to adopt innovative methods to develop skills, team building abilities and leadership qualities to keep pace with the emerging market scenario and sustain competitive edge over contemporaries.” Expressing happiness over the new facility, the DIC said, “The uniquely designed fun filled activities at this splendidly developed facilities will certainly help the participants to sharpen their soft skills and synergize to achieve organizational goals.” The DIC appreciated the efforts of all the departments associated with the development of the Outbound Training Facility.
 

The DIC also felicitated Mr. Subhabrat Sahoo, Assistant Manager (Fire) for suggesting the name of the training facility.
At the outset, Ms Rajashree Banerjee, CGM (HRD) welcomed the gathering. Mr. K K Jaiswal, AGM, HRD coordinated the function.  
 It is noteworthy that the uniquely developed Outbound Training Facility, in the lap of nature surrounded by dense forest and tranquility, equipped with some of the most interesting adventurous infrastructures and facilities, offers the best place for outbound training activities. A 40-feet high rappling tower, wooden planks for Australian walk, tunnel for crawling, parallel rope, rope for monkey jumping and number of other facilities to conduct different games of team building are some of the interesting features of the newly developed centre.

The facility has been beautifully landscaped with myriad ornamental plants and flowering trees.  Four in-house developed attractive gazebos have been erected which are adding elegance to the place.

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