Visakhapatnam: RINL-Visakhapatnam Steel Plant today launched the Mid-day Meal scheme to the poor and needy children studying in Visakha Vimala Vidyalayas at Ukkunagaram and Pedagantyada as a CSR initiative of RINL.
Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel) RINL graced the occasion and served the food to the students and had lunch with the children. Sri PK Mohapatra, Executive Director (Law, Gen. Admn.& Town Admn.), RINL and other senior officials participated.
Sri KC Das said that RINL believes always in inclusive growth which is imbibed in its CSR & Sustainability Policy. He also expressed his happiness in seeing the needy children of surrounding villages getting nutritious and hygienic meal every day.
RINL tied up with The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF), the household name in the mid-day meal sector, for providing hot and nutritious mid-day meal to the needy children in both the Visakha Vimala Vidyalayas for a period of 1 year.
RINL, since inception, has been playing vital role for promotion of education by providing quality education to children belonging to BPL families from the surrounding villages of plant and mines through the schools under their control. Further, the project is also in line with the Government of India Guideline to focus on School Education, Nutrition and Health as the thematic areas for CSR expenditure for the year 2019-20.
The programme was attended by senior officers of RINL, representatives of Trade Unions and Associations and officials of CSR Department.
Posted Date : 01-11-19
Categories : CSR