Despite COVID, SAIL-RSP registers notable performance in April-May’21

New Delhi: Despite restrictions and challenges of COVID-19 second wave, SAIL RSP has registered remarkable performance in the first two months of the current fiscal. Most of the production units of the plant excelled to achieve more than 100 percent APP targets in April & May 2021. Showing strong resilience against the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the Steel Plant produced 6,93,090 tonnes of Hot Metal, 6,37,032 tonnes of Crude Steel, 5,82,007 tonnes of Saleable Steel to clock the best April-May production, SAIL-RSP said in an official statement.

"It is worth mentioning here that RSP drew all-around applause by expediting the supply of Medical Grade Liquid Oxygen (LMO) to different parts of the country. The Steel Plant ramped up the production of LMO and ensured round the clock loading of tankers, thereby supplying more than 16,000 tonnes of LMO during April and May 2021 from its Oxygen Plants" the statement added.

Besides, by producing a total of 3,06,976 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 11,51,957 tonnes.

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In the dispatch arena also RSP achieved the Best April-May dispatch of saleable steel of 5,85,732 tonnes. The Steel Plant also dispatched 2,14,557 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 percent respectively in comparison to the corresponding period last year (CPLY).

By imbibing the values of its Mission statement ‘Shresth’ to become a safe as well as most respected, trusted, cost-conscious, quality-centric, eco-positive, humane and harmonious establishment, RSP has been making rapid strides to sustain the production trend thus significantly contributing to strengthening the economy as well as the growth of the country at such a critical juncture.

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