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RSP SMS-II surpasses 50 MT crude steel production landmark


ROURKELA, DEC 31, 2022

The Steel Melting Shop-II (SMS-II) of SAIL-run Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) surpassed the historic milestone of production of 50 Million Ton (MT) crude steel on Friday. With this, the journey that had commenced in March 1996 with commissioning of the SMS-II has now entered a higher orbit.

The 50 MT crude steel production was achieved in only 26 years.  Moreover, the last 10 million tons of crude steel was produced in a matter of 3 years and 6 months, while the last one year witnessed production of 2.5 million tonnes of crude steel.

RSP Director In-Charge Atanu Bhowmick visited the Steel Melting Shop-II Department on Saturday along with ED (Works) SR Suryawanshi, ED (P&A) PK Satapathy, ED (Projects) PK Sahoo, ED (MM) Somnath Tripathy and CGM In-charge (F&A) AK Behuria to congratulate the collective for the remarkable achievement.

Congratulating the entire team for this achievement, Bhowmick said, “The milestone has been crossed with the efforts put in by the employees of SMS-II as well as all the associated units.”

The employees under the leadership of CGM (SMS-II) TP Sivasankar conveyed their commitment to fulfill the expectations of the management from Steel Melting Shop-II. 

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