Steel Authority of India

SAIL spends Rs 18,832 cr on expansion, modernisation of Bhilai facility

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has spent Rs 18,832 crore on expansion and modernisation of its Bhilai plant in Chhattisgarh.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said, “at present, BSP, a unit of SAIL, is one of the operational integrated steel plants in Chhattisgarh.”

He further said SAIL has undertaken the modernisation and expansion of Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) under which major facilities like coke oven battery, sinter machine, new blast furnace, steel melting shop etc have been installed.

An expenditure of Rs 18,832 crore (on gross basis) has been incurred till June, 2018, added the Minister.

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