Rourkela: The Civil Engineering Service collective of SAIL's Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has been consistently making efforts to strengthen safe work practices in the Department, enhance internal customer satisfaction and contribute substantially in making of quality steel. The committed employees of the department have carried out several modifications and renovations in this regard which have not only brought about substantial savings for the company but also enhanced the production and performance of the Plant.
Some of the enterprising jobs carried out by the department in the last fiscal include the modifications undertaken at Hirakud Gate like the construction of 6,400 square metre parking area for outgoing vehicles and 7,000 square metre parking area for incoming vehicles to facilitate road dispatch of 40,000 tonnes of steel per day. Besides, a two-storied CISF control room has also been constructed near Hirakud Gate. Similarly, with an aim to improve road safety inside the plant, required modifications were carried out at Sampark Chowk.
To further improve the greenery and also to fulfil the requirement of Ministry of Environment, the department undertook a massive plantation drive inside the plant and planted more than one lakh saplings in the last fiscal. Besides, the department developed about 1,600 square metres greenfield area in the last financial year. CES has also constructed a mechanized Wheel washing station as a pollution control measure.
In addition to the regular jobs, the department also renovated 130 shift offices and 41 control rooms at different locations of the plant to improve the work ambience as a part of the employee welfare measure.
Some major jobs executed by the department include the repair and reconstruction of Hamilton Bridge at Mandira Dam road, replacement of 43,090 square metres damaged roof sheeting of different units of the plant, arresting of roof leakage of 17,500 Square meter area of electrical substations. The entrance to the main gate of the plant was given a creative makeover with colourful paintings on the walls on both sides of the road, decorative illuminations and welcome arch at the main gate area. In a major initiative to facelift and provide a modern look as per the New India corporate look, important office areas of the plant have been renovated and refurbished.
It is worth mentioning here that these modification and renovation jobs involving a lot of construction work could be completed well in time in spite of the tough situation that is prevailing. This bears testimony to the technical expertise and strong commitment of the civil engineering services collective.
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