Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (Visakhapatnam steel plant) has executed a solar energy project called “Surya” at the SOS children’s village at Nerellavalasa Colony in Bheemunipatnam at a cost of Rs 20.16 lakh, according to a press release. The solar system was inaugurated by B. Ramanjaneyulu, Commissioner of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation, on Saturday. Umesh Chandra, Director (Operations), and Y.R Reddy, Director (Personnel) of the RINL, participated in the function. Ramanjaneyulu appreciated the initiatives of RINL in helping the orphan students of the SOS village and urged the RINL management to continue with such more programmes in rural areas. The SOS children’s village at Bheemili was established in 1998 on 10 acres of land. Currently, 168 children are living in 14 family homes and each home has 12 children. . — Our Bureau

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated August 20, 2012)
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