SAIL’s Durgapur steel plant has taken up modernisation at a cost of Rs 2,875 crore. The modernisation includes advanced pollution control measures etc. After the completion of the ongoing modernisation and expansion programme, the capacity of Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) would be enhanced to 2.12 million tonne of saleable steel from the current level of 1.60 mt.
Source in SAIL said that post expansion, DSP is expected to improve the finished component in its products basket from the present level of 36 per cent to 64 per cent. Rebuilt at a cost of Rs 213 crore, the battery No 2 has several advanced technological features leading to both qualitative and quantitative improvements in coke making from this battery.