VISAKHAPATNAM : A morning walk was organised on the occasion of the Simhadri Raising Day Wednesday. Tree plantation was also taken up in the Employee Development Centre, along the 1-km road stretch by all employees, families and children. The residents of Deepanjalinagar (Simhadri township) participated enthusiastically in the programme.
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant (SSTPP) group general manager AK Samanta unfurled the NTPC flag near Sangamam Hall and addressed the gathering. He appreciated the employees, contract employees and agencies for their cooperation in production and productivity of Simhadri. He also emphasised the need of environmental protection.
Samanta inaugurated the 4,50,000-litre water tank which will cater to the needs of NTPC township. He also inaugurated WiFi services in Sagarika Recreation Club and Tarangam. He also inaugurated the newly-constructed fire station building and security complex.
The GGM distributed 180 solar lanterns among Class 10 students which will support them during power cuts for continuing their studies. A 5-kw solar power set was presented to Mandala Vikalangula Ashrama Patasala at Atchutapuram. It was jointly contributed by Deepika Ladies Club and NTPC CSR department.
On the occasion, 12 employees were honoured under the NTPC Reward Scheme. In the evening, Samanta inaugurated the 150 LED street lights.