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34 SAIL employees win PM's Shram award
New Delhi, 24
Thirty-four employees of Steel Authority of India Limited
(SAIL) have won the Prime Ministerís Shram Awards for the year
2009 announced this week.
The award winners from SAIL constitute three-fourth of the
total 45 awardees from PSUs.
With this, SAIL employees have broken their own record of
bagging 24 of the 35 Shram awards given to PSU employees for
the year 2008 last year.
Of the 34 SAIL awardees, seven employees of Rourkela Steel
Plant have won the Shram Bhushan, six from the same plant
bagged Shram Virs along with one employee from Salem Steel
20 employees, including 10 from Bhilai Steel Plant and five
each from Rourkela and Durgapur Steel Plants, won the Shram
Speaking on this occasion, SAIL Chairman C S Verma termed it
as a victory for the innovative spirit, unflinching commitment
and proven technical competence of SAIL employees.
Constituted by the Government, the Shram awards are given in
recognition of distinguished performance, innovative
abilities, outstanding contribution in the field of
productivity and exhibition of exceptional courage and
presence of mind.