The IT Department of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has been conferred with Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI-Level 3) accreditation for its systematic and quality approach for development and maintenance of software applications.

Executive Director (Automation & IT) P. Ramudu received the certificate from lead assessor of Quality Assurance International (QAI India) V. Seshadri at a function held in the plant on Wednesday.

VSP IT Department has been assessed for CMMI Level-3 certification, Version 1.3 of Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, by QAI India in the areas of its capabilities of project management, process management, organisational process focus and its software quality assurance processes, methods and practices.

General Manager and Head of IT Department K.V.S.S. Rajeswara Rao was present. DGM (IT) B Govardhana Reddy earlier made a presentation on the journey made by the department towards the achievement.

Meanwhile, RINL Chairman-cum-Managing Director P. Madhusudan congratulated the IT Department Collective on achieving the coveted accreditation and observed that RINL was always in the forefront in adopting innovative IT solutions to achieve excellence in IT, the lifeline of today’s business.

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