Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has registered its best-ever H1 production performance in the three key areas viz.  Hot Metal, Crude Steel and Saleable Steel.

In the April-September period of the Financial Year 2021-22, the Plant produced 2,10,1278 tonnes of Hot Metal, 19,53,438 tonnes of Crude Steel and 17,72,875 tonnes of Saleable Steel which are not only highest for any H1 but also a significant improvement of 42.9 %, 38.0 % and 37.8% respectively over the H1 of last fiscal.

The total sinter production too touched an all-time high of 3418162 tonnes during the period. In the Rolling Mills zone, Plate Mill and New Plate Mill recorded their best-ever rolling of 256072 tonnes and 447522 tonnes of plates. The Hot Strip Mill excelled in tandem by rolling 629099 Tonnes of HR Coil for sale which is another best-since-inception figure for any H1. As a result the total dispatch of Saleable Steel touched 1789946 Tonnes, thereby setting a new bench mark.  

Congratulating the Rourkela Steel Plant collective on this stupendous achievement, Amarendu Prakash, DIC, Bokaro Steel Plant and Rourkela Steel Plant has said that, “Let’s keep on excelling in the field of production as well as in other vital areas like safety, quality, house-keeping and, cost of production.”