Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) has won the commendation certificate "strong commitment to excel" for its efforts in promoting the concept of excellence in management system and sustain competitiveness.

The certificate was received by VSP CMD Y. Siva Sagar Rao at the "CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence 2006" function in Bangalore on Thursday.

A VSP press release said this recognition reiterated the commitment of the leadership and collective of VSP in making it a world-class entity.

The award, jointly established by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Export-Import Bank of India in 1994 to enhance competitiveness of Indian industries, encourages organisations to strengthen their management system practices.

VSP GM (Works) P.V.S. Prasada Rao and regional manager (South) G.V.N. Reddy participated in the function.