Kalinganagar: The Kalinganagar steel plant of Tata Steel would be the benchmark steel plant in the world and would emerge as the pride of Odisha, said T V Narendran, Managing Director of Tata Steel (India & South East Asia) on Thursday.
Narendran made the statement on the eve of the first anniversary of the dedication of its steel plant at Kalinganagar.
Tata Steel on Thursday organized several programs in the premises of the steel plant. As part of celebrations, a function was organized along with an exhibition on the theme of ’Tata Steel Kalinganagar- Taking pride in every stride’ to showcase milestones achieved by operating departments of the plant in last one year.
Anand Sen, President, TQM & Steel Business, stated that Tata Steel Kalinganagar has the best in class equipment which should be leveraged to achieve world class benchmarks in operating performance.
Achieving 1 million tons of Hot metal production in Blast Furnace, 1 million tons of gross coke and 1 million tons net sinter production in five months of its commissioning are noteworthy.
Tata Steel has also started exports of Hot Rolled coil and Tata Ferro-shots from its Kalinganagar plant and the products have been very well received in the marketplace.
Sandeep Biswas, Group Executive Vice President-Finance, Dibyendyu Bose, Group Director-Investment and new ventures, Rajiv Kumar, Vice President (Operations), Tata Steel Kalinganagar, Avneesh Gupta, Principal Executive Officer (PEO) and officers of Tata Steel Kalinganagar were present on the occasion.