Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey inaugurates newly-constructed BHEL Sadan

New Delhi, January 2: Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey inaugurated the newly constructed BHEL Sadan on the occasion of BHEL Day, in the presence of Hon’ble Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Sh. Krishna Pal Gurjar.On this occasion, Sh. Kamran Rizvi, Secretary (Heavy Industries), Sh. Vijay Mittal, Joint Secretary (Heavy Industries), Sh. Koppu Sadashiv Murthy, Chairman and Managing Director BHEL, Directors, Chief Vigilance Officer, and other officers and employees were present.

In his address, Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey citing the clarion call of the Hon’ble Prime Minister for achieving the target of ‘Net Zero’ carbon emissions by 2070, said that this 18-storey eco-friendly green building constructed as per the latest technology and standards, is a symbol of BHEL’s commitment towards environmental protection.

The Hon’ble Minister noted that the building, equipped with a 30-kW solar power system, reflects BHEL’s commitment to move further towards green energy. Recalling BHEL’s contribution towards creating an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, since its inception, Dr. Pandey added that, BHEL is not only striving towards making India self-reliant in the fields of energy and infrastructure but it is also making significant contributions in the field of defence and space.

In his address, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Sh. Krishna Pal Gurjar, observed that the new building with a capacity to seat over 2000 people, will facilitate all the Delhi-NCR based offices to work from a single office, and will result in better coordination and improved performance. Sh. Gurjar also appreciated BHEL’s efforts towards green energy with a special mention to the MoUs signed by the company with Coal India Limited and NLC India Limited for commercial size coal gasification projects.

Speaking on the occasion, Sh. Kamran Rizvi, Secretary (HI) shared that for an organisation to have its own properties, gives confidence and motivation to its employees. He further noted that this new building, a symbol of BHEL’s glorious history and stature, would serve as an inspiration to us all in the days to come.

Earlier, welcoming the delegates, and everyone else present there, Sh. K. Sadashiv Murthy, CMD, BHEL called upon all the employees to work harder for the sustainable development of the company. Speaking on the occasion, the CMD noted that considering most of the employees working in the Delhi-NCR region, live in the company’s Township at Noida, with the shifting of all the offices to the new building, the employees will experience a better work-life balance. On the occasion, a cultural programme was also presented by BHEL employees.

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