Rourkela Steel Plant wins SAIL's ‘Best Integrated Steel Plant’ award

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The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) won the 'Best Integrated Steel Plant' award as part of the SAIL Corporate Awards for Excellence - 2020-21. 

  • The award was presented by Soma Mandal, Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

  • The award was received by Atanu Bhowmick, director in-charge of RSP, accompanied by BR Babu, chief general manager (blast furnace) and I Rajan, chief general manager (traffic, with additional responsibility of utilities and environment).

  • Rourkela Steel Plant in particular received the award for its exceptional performance in the last financial year in terms of production, productivity, techno-economics and profitability even during the most challenging times of pandemic.

  • Earlier, the plant had won the Energy Conservation Award in the Eastern Zone ENCON Awards 2021 competition in November last year.

  • About Rourkela Steel Plant

  • Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), the first integrated steel plant in the public sector in India.

  • It was set up with German collaboration with an installed capacity of 1 million tonnes.

  • Subsequently, its capacity was increased to 2 million tonnes of hot metal, 1.9 million tonnes of crude steel and 1.67 million tonnes of saleable steel.

  • It is the first plant in India to incorporate LD technology of steel making.

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