Reliance Industries Employees Receive Prime Minister Shram Awards for 2014

54 workers have been chosen for Prime Minister Shram Awards for 2014. These employees work in departmental undertakings in public, as well as private sector units.

The awardees have been picked from units that have 500 or more workers employed. They have been selected for their unique performance, outstanding contributions, presence of mind, innovative abilities, and exceptional courage.

Awards to Employees

This year, 9 employees were nominated for the ShramBhushan Award, 19 employees were nominated for ShramVir or ShramVeeranganaAward and 26 employees were nominated for the Shram Shree or Shram Devi Award. Total Shram Awards are 32, but 54 people received the awards as some awards were shared by workers or a team of workers. Out of 54, 3 women have received the award. 36 of the workers were from the public sector and 18 workers were from the private sector.

Employees given the ShramBhushan Award got a cash prize of INR 1 lakh, along with a ‘sanad’. One of the awardees wasPradeep PandharinathRajpurkar from Reliance Industries.Employees who received the ShramVir or Veerangana Award got a cash prize of INR 60,000 and a sanad. MakrandMadhavNaik, from Reliance Industries,also received one of the awards. The Shram Shree or Shram Devi Award was awarded to 26 people,Shirish Kumar SadanandPatil of Reliance Industries being one.

Reliance Jio’s Free Wi-Fi Service in West Bengal

The telecom arm of Reliance Industries, Reliance Jio Infocomm has been offering free Wi-Fi services to a number of locations. It has now rolled out its high-speed Jionet service at the KaziNazrul Islam Airport, at Andal, in Durgapur of West Bengal.

A spokesperson of the company informed that air travelers will be able to enjoy the free service. Passengers at the airport will experience the digital ecosystem, established by Reliance Jio. The ecosystem consists of specially designed applications and rich content that operate on Reliance Jio’sfiber-based high-speed 4G network.

Passengers will have to register their number with Reliance Jio through a login process. The company will send a verification code on the number through SMS. After entering the code, the traveler will be able to use the free internet service for a period of 24 hours. He will be logged out automatically if there is no activity for 30 minutes. The user will then have to login again with the same verification code in order to resume access to the free data service.

At present, the Andal airport serves a number of towns. These include Burdwan, Bolpur or Shantiniketan,Purulia, Bankura, Rampurhat, Bishnupur, and Suri in South Bengal. In addition, it also serves the Dhanbad and Bokarotowns of Jharkhand.

Reliance Jio’s Free Wi-Fi Service

Reliance Jio has been testing its service for a number of months. It receives feedback from users and accordingly works on enhancing the network. The company wants to provide seamless service at the time of its launch. It has deployed free Wi-Fi services in Kolkata, Lucknow, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Surat, Ahmedabad, and Mussoorie, among others.


Reliance Industries employees have been selected for Prime Minister Shram Awards for 2014.


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