Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) registered a record breaking performance in the financial year 2018-19 by clocking the highest-ever production in all the major areas.
The Plant produced 38,36,421 tonnes of Hot Metal, 36,59,597 tonnes of Crude Steel and 33,34,851 tonnes of Saleable Steel during the year which are not only the best-since-inception figures but also a growth of 15.6 %, 13.7 % and 13.1% respectively over the previous financial year. The total sinter production witnessed an increase of 18.9% over FY 2017-18, while best ever pushing were also recorded from our Coke Ovens. On the finished product front too, the Plant recorded a rise of 7.4% in Plate Mill Plates, 3% in HR Coil and 4% in CRNO Steel. The gross dispatch witnessed an increase of 10.3% over the previous year.
The RSP CEO, Dipak Chattaraj, congratulated the RSP collective on this stupendous success and urged it to make ‘Growth with Sustainability’ its motto.