Bokaro Steel Plant
|Traded as||NSE: SAIL|
|Headquarters||Bokaro, Jharkhand, India|
|Products||Hot Rolled & Cold Rolled|
Bokaro Steel Plant is located in the Bokaro district of Jharkhand. It is the fourth integrated public sector steel plant in India built with Soviet help. It was incorporated as a limited company in 1964. It was later merged with the state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).
Formerly it was known as Bokaro Steel Limited (BSL). Bokaro Steel Plant is hailed as India's first Swadeshi movement steel plant. Its first blast furnace was started on 2 October 1972.
Currently it houses five blast furnaces with a total capacity to produce 4.5 MT of liquid steel. The plant is undergoing a mass modernisation drive after which its output capacity is expected to cross 10 MT. The first shop of Bokaro Steel Plant got the ISO 9001 certification away back in 1994, and its SAIL JYOTI products enjoy a loyal market.
The plant's yearly profit stood at 11.2 billion (US$180 million) for the financial year 2003–04 and has increased every year since then reaching to 84.26 billion INR in the financial year 2007–08.
As a responsible corporate citizen, BSL has taken effective measures in the area of pollution control in By-Product Coke Oven Batteries, Battery No: 1 & 2. BSL has taken adequate steps to check emissions from Coke Ovens and has installed Air cooled
Bokaro Steel Plant is designed to produce a wide range of flat products:
- Hot rolled coils
- Hot rolled plhiates or plates
- Hot rolled sheets
- Cold rolled coils(CRM)
- Cold rolled sheets
- Tin mill black plates (tmbp)
- Galvanised plain and corrugated (gp/gc) sheets
- Oxygen Gas Produced in Oxygen Plant.
- Hydrogen Gas
- Nirmal Sengupta (1 May 1979). Destitutes and Development: A Study of the Bauri Community in the Bokaro Region. Concept Publishing Company. pp. 25–. GGKEY:73SPC2220UQ. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
- Steel Authority Of India Limited
- Sutinder Bhatia (1 January 1991). Bokaro steel plant: some economic aspects. Popular Prakashan. ISBN 978-81-7154-540-7.
- Padma Desai (1972). The Bokaro steel plant: a study of Soviet economic assistance. North-Holland Pub. Co. ISBN 978-0-444-10388-8.