Sadbhavana Diwas observed at Rourkela Steel Plant


Rourkela: SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) joined the rest of the nation in observing Sadbhavana Diwas on 20th August. A pledge taking ceremony was held at CEO’s Office under the leadership of Mr. Dipak Chattaraj, CEO, RSP.

Similar pledge taking ceremonies were also held in the offices of Executive Directors of Personnel & Administration, Works and Materials Management, under the leadership of Mr.Raj Vir Singh, Mr. Gautam Banerjee and Mr. D K Mohapatra. The day was also observed at different offices in the Plant in which a cross-section of the executives and employees were administered the Sadbhavana Diwas pledge.

The pledge was taken in Odia, Hindi and English by employees that they will work for the emotional oneness and harmony of all the people of India regardless of caste, creed, region, religion or language. They further pledged that they shall resolve all differences among themselves through dialogue and constitutional means without resorting to violence.

It is to be noted that 20th August, the Birth Anniversary of Late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India, is observed every year as Sadbhavana Diwas in the country. The theme of the Diwas is to promote National Integration and Communal Harmony among people of all religions, languages and regions. Goodwill towards everyone and eschewing violence is the motto of the Sadbhavana Diwas.

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