The Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), received the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar-2018 from President Ramnath Kovind at a function held in New Delhi on Tuesday evening.
The award was bestowed upon the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant in recognition of its contribution to the field of identifying and nurturing of budding talent in sports.
RINL Chairman-cum-Managing Director P.K. Rath, who received the award, said that the VSP was not only known for its operational efficiency and innovation, but also encouraging the talent in the field of sports.
The RINL has created sports infrastructure such as an exclusive hockey stadium, international skating rink, Col. C.K. Naidu Ukku Stadium for Cricket, indoor stadium with wooden flooring for volley ball, exclusive open courts for lawn tennis, volleyball and shuttle badminton among others.
The efforts have resulted in bagging various medals by talented children at the State, national and international levels, Mr. P.K. Rath said.
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