The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant on Wednesday celebrated ‘Vidyalaya Diwas’ at Ukkunagaram with great enthusiasm.

Renowned Odia poet Jayant Mahapatra was the chief guest. RINL Director (Personnel) Y.R. Reddy also attended the function.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Mahapatra advised the students to develop the habit of reading books to enhance their skills and knowledge in this competitive world.

Discipline, ethics and a good education would help them become good citizens of the country, he said.

He expressed satisfaction over the extensive greenery developed in and around the plant and complimented the management for creating an excellent environment for the education of Ukkunagaram children.

Mr. Reddy stressed the need to focus on communication in English and advised the students to achieve and excel in their chosen fields in life.

Students have been advised to develop the habit of reading books to enhance their skills and knowledge