Secretary Steel emphasises on Bhilai collective fulfilling target of 10 lakh tonne rail supply to Indian Railways


Addressing the Bhilai collective Binoy Kumar, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Steel, GOI stressed on the utmost importance of Bhilai Steel Plant meeting its commitment of rail supply to Indian Railways. These should be no shortfall in rail order supply of 10 lakh tonne. The Bhilai spirit must come through, he averred. This sentiment was echoed by Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman SAIL. They were addressing a cross section of employees of Bhilai Steel Plant at HRDC.

Prior to his Plant visit, Secretary (Steel), Binoy Kumar accompanied by Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman SAIL, Puneet Kansal, IAS, Jt Secretary, MOS and Harinand Rai, Director (Technical) visited the Safety Excellence Centre “Suraksha Kavach” where they planted saplings and were briefed about safety. During the course of their plant visit, the dignitaries visited Universal Rail Mill, Rail & Structural Mill and Steel Melting Shop-III.

Following the plant visit, the Steel Secretary and other dignitaries met with senior officers of URM, RSM, SMS-II & SMS-III and SAIL Uday team at ED (Works) Conference Hall, Sanyantra Bhavan. In the afternoon, Kumar and the dignitaries attended a presentation and discussion at the ED (Works) Conference Hall, Sanyantra Bhavan on meeting the requirement of Indian Railways, Rail Development Initiatives and Ramping up of Production from new facilities. Present on this occasion were PK Dash, ED (Works), BP Nayak, ED (F&A), AK Kabisatapathy, ED (Projects), S Khairul Basar, ED (MM), Dr SK Issar, Director I/c (M&HS), KK Singh, ED (P&A) and other senior officers of the Plant.

Thereafter, they held interactions with Technology Suppliers followed by interaction with Cross section of Employees during which Binoy Kumar was emphatic that the rail order supply must be met.


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