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The Vice President of India visits HCL’s Khetri Unit

Ministry of Mines

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19 NOV 2022 7:35PM by PIB Delhi

The   Vice President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, along with the Second Lady of India, Dr Sudesh Dhankhar, paid a visit to Khetri Copper Complex (KCC), HCL’s Unit in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, today. He was welcomed by Shri Arun Kumar Shukla, CMD, HCL, Shri Sanjay Panjiyar, D(OP), HCL, Shri Sanjiv Kumar Singh, D(M), HCL, Shri Sreekumar, ED, KCC, and other senior officials, on his arrival at KCC.

Delighted with his gracious presence, the  Vice President was warmly greeted with vibrant traditional songs by the local school children at the Director’s Bungalow of KCC. Later, he held deliberations with Shri Vivek Bharadwaj, Secretary, Ministry of Mines,HCL CMD, Directors and senior officials of KCC regarding growth plans of the Company. Shri Dhankhar also held discussions with Union representatives and employees of KCC Unit of HCL.

Born in Kithana, a small village in Jhunjhunu, Shri Dhankhar has been serving as the Vice President of India since 11th August 2022. For the local population, it is a matter of pride and joy to have the son of their soil elected as the 14thVice President of the country.

Vice President’s historical visit to HCL’s Khetri Copper Complex was a moment of glory for the HCL fraternity. His visit boosted morale of one and all and will go a long way in promoting all-round growth and development of the region.