RINL bags prestigious gold awards at the International Convention on Quality Control Circles held in Jakarta

Three lean quality circle (LQC) teams from RINL’s Visakhapatnam steel plant bagged “Gold Awards” (the highest award) at ICQCC-2022 on Saturday.

The International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC-2022), organised by the Indonesia Quality Management Association (IQMA), Indonesia, was held in Jakarta, Indonesia, from November 15ā€“18, 2022, on the theme “Building back better through quality efforts.”

Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL, congratulated all the members and officials of the RINL lean quality circle teams for bringing laurels to RINL at the international level yet again.

Teams of RINL, i.e., “ALPHA” from the light & medium merchant mill (LMMM), “PROXY TECH” from the blast furnace (BF) and “ATMANIRBHAR” from the special bar mill (SBM) departments of Visakhapatnam steel plant (VSP), presented their case studies in the competition conducted during the convention. QC team “ALPHA” of the LMMM Dept. consisting of S Sirihari Rao, Shri K V Bhaskar, EV Narayana, P Vikrama Rao and D M Krishna presented their case study on “Easy replacement of split bush bearing in charging grid drum shaft.”.

The QC team “PROXY TECH” of the BF department, consisting of D Ramsatyanarayana, Ahamad Valli, K Suvarna Raju, S Ranga Raju and Shri K Suresh presented their case study on “Avoid stoppage of Bell Less Top charging due to BLT greasing system failure” and bagged an “Excellence” award.

The QC team “ATMANIRBHAR” of SBM, consisting of Shri M Vignesh, Shri B Prasad, Shri PNR Lakshmana Rao, Shri Ch Kanas Babu and Shri B Kiran Kumar, presented their case study on “Modification of vertical frames of stands in SBM” and bagged an “Excellence” award.