New Delhi: Speed, Aggression, Innovation and Loyalty, the mantra that redefines SAIL has been propounded by Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh in the function to commemorate the 60th year of steel production by SAIL. The function was held at New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion Ch Birender Singh said that “the times are changing and SAIL must keep pace with the new and fast-growing steel companies”. MoS for Steel, Vishnu Deo Sai, Secretary Steel, Binoy Kumar and Chairman SAIL Anil Kumar Chaudhary were also present on the occasion.
"Decisions, actions and projects need more speed and marketing"
Cabinet minister urged SAIL to invest more on R&D, technology development and innovation and production of high-grade steel in order to keep pace with the growing demand of quality in steel within and outside the government. Singh also said that the steel giant needs to be more aggressive and fast in decision making. Pointing towards newer avenues he said North-East need to be explored as the region is mineral-rich. Minister said that SAIL will only be able to meet targets if those associated with SAIL have loyalty and commitment towards the company and country.
"Safety is priority"
Chaudhary Birendra Singh said ministry will observe one day of the year as Safety Day for the steel sector from 2019 as safety has to be inculcates as culture in routine work. It is important to tell our readers here that SAIL is going to be the key contributor in achieving the target of 300 MT steel capacity by 2030-31 that has been set by National Steel Policy 2017. Present at the occasion Minister of steel Vishnu Dev Sai said “with it’s continued hard work, SAIL will be able to fulfill the right expectations of the country in future too”.
Steel of SAIL in Bogibeel
The steel giant supplied around 35,400 metric tonnes of steel for the construction of recently inaugurated India’s longest Road-cum-Rail bridge - Bogibeel that has been built on the river Brahmaputra. This quantity is little more than 50% of the total quantity of steel supplied for the bridge. The PSU supplied TMT rebars, plates and structural for this 4.94 KM long bridge, which has composite welded steel truss girders in its structures.
“SAIL has always been committed to serve every requirement of the Nation. And this infallible dedication would not be possible without a hardworking and much focussed Team SAIL”- Anil Kumar Chaudhary
SAIL Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary while addressing the august gathering said, “SAIL has always been committed to serve every requirement of the Nation. And this infallible dedication would not be possible without a hardworking and much focussed Team SAIL.” It should be mentioned here that the steel produced by SAIL is used for railway tracks, defence grade steel for the construction of Arjun battle tank and India’s space programme of Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan also use SAIL steel. Top officials of the Ministry of Railways and other Central Government departments were also present on this occasion.
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