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NLC donates books to School Libraries

Neyveli Lignite Corporation director ( mines ) B. Surender Mohan gave away books worth Rs. 2.25 lakh to libraries of at least 10 government schools situated in the surrounding villages of the NLC recently.

During a simple function held at the Employees Development Centre on the NLC premises, he handed over the books to headmasters of schools located at places such as Vadalur, Erumbur, Seplanatham, Marungur, Perperiyankuppam, Karunguzhi, Khammapuram, Venkatampettai, Keezhakuppam and Melakuppam.

Mr. Mohan said that as part of the corporate social responsibility, the NLC has been spending a sum of Rs. 2 crore annually to provide basic amenities in villages situated within 10-km radius of the company.

Funds thus allocated are being utilised on the direction of the district administration for purposes such as construction of libraries, laboratories and additional classrooms, small bridges, creation of irrigation facilities and provision for medical care.

General Manager of the Employees Development Centre T.S.Sivasubramanian spoke .

“NLC has been spending Rs. 2 crore annually to provide basic amenities in villages”

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NLC wins national award

Neyveli Lignite Corporation has won a national award for “Innovative Training Practices for 2009 – 2010.”

The award instituted, by the Indian Society for Training and Development, New Delhi, was handed over by Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary, Central Department of Public Enterprises, to NLC Deputy General Manager N.Balaji at a function held at Kota, Rajasthan, recently.

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NLC women’s forum bags award

The Neyveli Lignite Corporation chapter of the Women in Public Sector (WIPS) has bagged the ‘Best Enterprise Award 2010’ in appreciation of its community development initiatives.

It is for the fourth time that the WIPS has won the laurels. In all, 246 public sector enterprises from all over the country competed for the honour in the 21st national meet of the national forum of Women in Public Sector held recently in Chennai.

Of these, the NLC forum has been placed second, according to a statement issued from the NLC. The award has been instituted by the national WIPS, functioning under the aegis of the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE).

It stated that the award was handed over to the NLC chapter WIPS office bearers by U.D. Choubey, SCOPE Director – General, in the presence of NLC Director (Planning and Projects) R. Kandasamy.

NLC – WIPS president C. Darani Mouli, secretary R. Vanaja and treasurer S. Vijalakshmi also participated. The statement said that the NLC chapter of the WIPS had been consistently striving for the growth of not only members but also of the communities in the region.

It had been carrying out many welfare schemes for improving the lots of widows, destitute women, differently – abled persons and students of economically backward sections.

Recently, the WIPS organised an exclusive “cancer screening camp” for the women employees of the NLC in which about 1,100 employees were screened and necessary medical guidance given.

The forum had also been avidly promoting arts and culture, by encouraging the budding artists to stage many a programme, besides taking concrete steps for protection of environment.

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