Durgapur Steel Plant
|Public Sector Undertaking|
|Industry||Iron & Steel|
|Headquarters||Durgapur, West Bengal India|
|Arun Kumar Rath (CEO)|
|Products||Merchant products, structural, skelp, wheels and axles, semis|
Durgapur Steel Plant (Bengali: দুর্গাপুর ইস্পাত কারখানা) is one of the integrated steel plants of Steel Authority of India Limited, located in Durgapur, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. It was set up with the help of UK.
Product mix Tonnes/annum
- Merchant Products 280,000
- Structural 207,000
- Skelp 180,000
- Wheels & Axles 58,000
- Semis 861,000
- Total Salable steel 1,586,000
DSP is situated about 158 km from Kolkata, its geographical location is defined as 23° 27' North and 88° 29' East. It is situated on the banks of the Damodar River in the Bardhaman District in the growing industrial city of Durgapur. The Grand Trunk Road and the main Kolkata-Delhi railway line pass through Durgapur.
Durgapur Steel Plant has made relentless efforts to maintaining a healthy and clean environment. The units in DSP have the necessary pollution control facilities.
DSP has undertaken massive afforestation to maintain clean environment. Some 1,266 acres of land have been covered with 14 lakh plantations. In order to develop healthy awareness about the environment amongst the younger generation, Eco-clubs have been formed in DSP schools.
- "Railway Gazette: Wheel production in Durgapur". Retrieved 2010-10-16.