ROURKELA, MAR 6, 2023
Creating a major milestone in the field of production, SAIL-run Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) registered its best-ever single-day hot metal production of 16,201 tonnes on Saturday. The previous record was of 16,167 tonnes recorded on March 29, 2022.
The feat was achieved due to the integrated team effort of all the associated departments like Sinter Plant, Raw Material Handling Plant, Coke Ovens, Traffic and Raw Material, Captive Power Plant, Oxygen Plant, Production, Planning and Control Department and Research and Control Laboratory, the quality supply of raw materials and the determined efforts of the Blast Furnace collective.
On Saturday, RSP Director In-Charge Atanu Bhowmick visited the Blast Furnace-1 and Blast Furnace-5 to congratulate the department collective as well as their associated units.
The DIC commended the efforts of the collective for achieving the production targets and emphasized upon maintaining consistency. Expressing pleasure over the consistent brilliant performance of the units, he urged the collective to ensure steadier production in the entire chain of units. He also urged all to make every possible effort to achieve high safety standards.
In his address, ED (Works) SR Suryawanshi congratulated the team Blast Furnace and all the associated departments for surpassing an important milestone. He also exhorted all to reaffirm their resolve to produce safe and green steel.
ED (P&A) PK Satapathy congratulated the collective and appreciated the associated departments for their combined effort that helped achieve this outstanding performance.
In his address, ED (Projects) PK Sahoo praised the employees for registering record breaking performance and sustaining the good works. ED (MM) Somnath Tripathy appreciated the team work and support of associated departments.