Bhilai, Jan 05, 2019: Utmost importance of BSP is meeting commitment of rail supply to Indian Railways. There should be no shortfall in rail order supply of 10 lakh tonne. The Bhilai spirit must come through, stated Binoy Kumar, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Steel, GOI while addressing the Bhilai Collective during his visit to Bhilai Steel Plant at HRDC.
Binoy Kumar, earlier arrived in Bhilai in the morning for his visit to Bhilai Steel Plant. Upon his arrival, he was accorded warm reception at Swami Vivekanand International Airport, Raipur by AK Rath, Chief Executive Officer, Bhilai Steel Plant and members of the senior Management team. On arrival at Bhilai Niwas, he was accorded Guard-of-Honour by a contingent of the Central Industrial Security Force.
Accompanied by Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman SAIL, Puneet Kansal, IAS, Jt Secretary, MOS and Harinand Rai, Director (Technical) SAIL who had arrived a day before the Secretary Steel visited the Safety Excellence Centre “Suraksha Kavach” where they planted saplings and were briefed about safety. During the course of their plant visit, the dignitaries visited Universal Rail Mill, Rail & Structural Mill and Steel Melting Shop-III.
Following the plant visit, the Steel Secretary and other dignitaries met with senior officers of URM, RSM, SMS-II & SMS-III and SAIL Uday team at ED (Works) Conference Hall, Sanyantra Bhavan.
In the afternoon, the dignitaries attended a presentation and discussion at the ED (Works) Conference Hall, Sanyantra Bhavan on meeting the requirement of Indian Railways, Rail Development Initiatives and Ramping up of Production from new facilities. Present on this occasion were PK Dash, ED (Works), BP Nayak, ED (F&A), AK Kabisatapathy, ED (Projects), S Khairul Basar, ED (MM), Dr SK Issar, Director I/c (M&HS), KK Singh, ED (P&A) and other senior officers of the Plant.
Thereafter, they held interactions with Technology Suppliers followed by interaction with Cross section of Employees during which Binoy Kumar was emphatic that the rail order supply must be met.