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Dredging Corporation of India Celebrates 75th Independence Day in Visakhapatnam


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Dredging Corporation of India celebrated the 75th Independence Day at its Head Office on 15 August. This is the first time in the history of DCI that the entire programme was live telecasted on our social media site. Professor Dr.G.Y.V Victor, MD & CEO led the employees in the paying homage to the countless patriots who have laid down their lives to win and preserve the freedom of this great Nation. The MD&CEO  hoisted the National Flag at the Company premises on this momentous occasion and wished all the employees on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. While addressing the employees, Prof Victor emphasised that as a nation, even though we suffered great injustices and hardship when we were split into many provinces ruled by kings, nevertheless what distinguishes India, is the character of our nationalist movement driven by Unity amongst Diversity and principles of truth and non-violence led by Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation.

Speaking on the occasion the CEO  urged the employees to stay safe in the face of the Pandemic and take care of family, friends, society and co-workers and always contribute towards maintaining a healthy and safe environment as a responsible citizen. He paid homage to all the front line Covid Warriors for their supreme  sacrifices for the cause of fellow countrymen and the  mankind as whole . Prof Victor  further stated  that we as a nation should feel proud of our scientific achievement to develop vaccine in the shortest possible time and our accurate predictions about  the characteristics of the infection as its peaks. The MD & CEO paid his homage to the COVID Martyrs from DCIL ,  Chief Engineer Shri Veera Reddy and ever ready to serve Shri Narsingh Rao.

Speaking about the Company ,Prof Victor said the road ahead is not easy and there is a need  for maintaining strict  financial discipline to reset its course on the path to progress and stability .He announced that the Company is shortly going  to finalize the acquisition of three new dredgers which will boost its operational  capabilities by adding  35000 Cum hopper capacity .He was pleased to share with the employees that these  new acquisitions will built indigenously  under the concept of  Atma Nirbhar Bharat. He assured all the employees that the Company ‘s fundamentals are strong and was confident that in the  years to come DCIL will play a very important role in the National Maritime Development.

He urged all the employees to give their 100 percent and rise up to the occasion. He extended his warm greetings and paid  homage to the armed  and  police forces and covid warriors for their unshakable  dedication  to guard our borders to allow us to breathe the air of freedom and rescue many a life for disaster of the covid pandemic. On this occasions various awards were distributed amongst the employees and their children for participating in sports and cultural events. All the  officials of DCIL and their families participated in the celebrations.


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