Rourkela : Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of SAIL, has registered a remarkable performance  in the first quarter of the current financial year in all major areas of production.

The Steel Plant produced 944552 tonnes of Hot Metal, 901771 tonnes of Crude Steel and 810405 tonnes of Saleable Steel thereby clocking the best ever performance for any April-June period. Best ever Q1 performance was achieved by units like Coke Ovens Battery-6 (average 89.4 pushings per day), Steel Melting Shop-II (807597 tonnes of Crude Steel), New Plate Mill (230126 Tonnes of plate rolling) and Hot Strip Mill (285940 tonnes of HR coil for sale). The total Saleable Steel despatch was  to the tune of  789520 tonnes- an all time high Q1 performance. The average power generation from the Captive Power Plant –I was to the tune of 34.4 Mega Watt which is not only the best Apr-June performance but also a growth of 31.3% over the Corresponding period last year.