SAIL BSL Sets New Records in FY 2020-21
Steel Authority of India Limited’s Bokaro Steel Plant overcame unprecedented challenges and hurdles posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to set several new
Steel Authority of India Limited’s Bokaro Steel Plant overcame unprecedented challenges and hurdles posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to set several new records in 2020-21. In 2020-21, BSL registered a growth of 2.6% in production of HR Plate and HR Sheet compared with 2019-20 and a 1.5% increase in the production of CR Saleable from CRM-3. The fiscal year also proved to be a good year in terms of performance in Despatch and Techno-Economic indices. With the addition of some new facilities, the plant also upgraded its production processes last year.
BSL COC Mr Manikant Dhan said “2020-21 was also remarkable in terms of progress & stabilization in the new facilities in the plant including installation of caster in the new SMS, commissioning of zero liquid discharge facility in CRM-3, commissioning of second stream along with alternating network line of coke oven gas line etc.
In the financial year 2020-21, BSL exported more than three lakh tonnes of steel to several countries including China.