SAIL RSP Surpasses All Records in 2020-21
UNI reported that Steel Authority of India Limited’s Rourkela Steel Plant has surpassed the previous best figures on all major fronts in 2020-21 despite the
UNI reported that Steel Authority of India Limited’s Rourkela Steel Plant has surpassed the previous best figures on all major fronts in 2020-21 despite the adverse impact of the COVID 19 pandemic. RSP produced 3.573 million tonnes of Hot Metal in FY 2020-21 to achieve a YoY growth of 5.7%. RSP produced 3.207 million tonnes of saleable Steel compared to 3.205 tonnes achieved in FY 2019-20.
Notably, RSP ended the financial year on a bang with a string of marvellous performances by individual departments in March’2021. Best-March performance was registered in the field of production of Hot Metal at 400,666 tonnes. The Blast Furnace-5 Durga contributed its best-March production figure of 245,184 tonnes. The Steel Melting Shops produced 360,606 tonnes of crude steel notching up its best March performance thereby improving the earlier best figures of 325, 553 tonnes achieved in 2019. The mills of the steel plant excelled in tandem to clock Best-March production of saleable Steel at 342,230 tonnes, the earlier best being 303,175 tonnes achieved in 2019. The new plate mill rolled out 85,700 tonnes of plates to clock its best month performance. Similarly, RSP dispatched 130,000 tonnes of HR Coils to register the Best Dispatch achieved for any March.