Rourkela: Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has performed remarkably in areas of production, dispatch and techno-economics in the first two months of FY 2021-22 despite the pandemic.

The Steel Plant collective worked in tandem with renewed zeal to help the company sustain the momentum as well as stand by the nation during one of the most difficult times in history.

Most of the production units of the plant excelled to achieve more than 100% APP targets in April & May, 2021. Showing strong resilience against the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the Steel Plant produced 693090 tonnes of Hot Metal, 637032 tonnes of Crude Steel, 582007 tonnes of Saleable Steel in the first two months of the current fiscal to clock the best April-May production. Besides, by producing a total of 306976 tonnes HR Coils, RSP posted the best April-May performance. The Sintering Plants too excelled in sync to produce all time best April-May performance with a total sinter production of   1151957 tonnes. 

Similarly in the dispatch arena, RSP achieved the Best April-May dispatch of saleable steel of 585732 tonnes. The Steel Plant also dispatched 214557 tonnes of HR Coils in the above period to clock the Best ever performance.

The average power generation from CPP-1 and CPP-3 also witnessed a growth of 16.4% and 113.2% respectively in comparison to the corresponding period last year (CPLY).

It is worth mentioning here that RSP drew all round applause by expediting the supply of Medical Grade Liquid Oxygen (LMO) to different parts of the country.