CMD, RINL said that such vendor interactive programs would enable growth of both suppliers and RINL, emphasizing the need for strengthening the partnership between RINL and the vendors.
NEW DELHI: RINL Visakhapatnam Steel Plant organised the 1st ever “RINL NVIP-2023- National Vendor Interaction Program-2023 at Visakhapatnam steel plant.
The National Vendor Interaction program, organized for the 1st time by RINL, has provided a useful forum for the Sellers to interact with RINL Management. Over 200 vendors from various parts of the country actively participated in the program.
Addressing the vendors, Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL said that such vendor interactive programs would enable growth of both suppliers and RINL. He emphasized the need for strengthening the partnership between RINL and the vendors. “RINL & Vendors have a symbiotic relationship as the fortunes of both are interlinked,” Bhatt added.
He expressed that indigenization of imports spares is an immediate available opportunity for the vendors. Several measures taken by RINL towards indigenization has resulted in significant savings to RINL, he said.
He complimented material management department of RINL for taking the initiative in organizing the National Vendor Interaction program.
Addressing the vendors, D. K. Mohanty, Director (Commercial), RINL suggested the vendors to quote reasonably and stick to delivery schedules. “RINL is strictly following Govt of India guidelines on ‘Make in India’ & ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ in the tendering process, Mohanty said.
National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) and MSME officials in their presentation explained in detail about various schemes and programmes offered towards Integrated Support to MSMEs.