Expansion Of Steel Plants Of SAIL : Update
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) undertook modernization & expansion of its five integrated steel plants at Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Bokaro (Jharkhand), Rourkela (Odisha), Durgapur (West Bengal) &Burnpur (West Bengal) and Special Steel Plant at Salem (Tamil Nadu) to enhance its crude steel capacity from 12.8 Million tonne per annum (Mtpa) to 21.4 Mtpa. The Modernisation and Expansion at Rourkela, Burnpur, Durgapur, Bokaro and Salem Steel Plants has been completed. Further, at Bhilai Steel Plant, all major facilities like New Coke Oven Battery No.11, 2nd Sinter Machine in Sinter Plant-3, New Blast Furnace (BF) No. 8, New Steel Melting Shop III (2 converters and 3 casters), Universal Rail Mill and Rail Welding Lines, Bar and Rod Mill have been completed.
The production of crude steel in SAIL in last three financial years and upto November, 2018 this year is:
Crude Steel production (‘000 T)