Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel visited SAIL’s Bokaro Steel Plant, various mines under SAIL’s Raw Materials Division and SAIL’s research and development centre for iron and steel — RDCIS during his visit to Jharkhand. The operations are crucial to SAIL’s functioning.
During his visit, Pradhan witnessed and took keen interest in the steel production process. He interacted with the work men and while lauding them for their contribution, exhorted them to continue the good work. He stressed on the importance of team work and appealed to give highest priority to safety. He held a meeting with senior officials of SAIL in which he reviewed the production performance, projects and CSR activities of the plant.
Pradhan, stressing on Mission Purvodaya envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, underlined the importance of eastern region of the country in driving national growth. He also visited different mines of Raw Materials Division (RMD) including Gua Ore Mines, Kiriburu Iron Ore Mines, Mehgahatuburu Iron Ore Mines, and Bolani Ore Mines. While visiting the mines, minister took keen interest in understanding the operation and management. Pradhan gave directions to officials for further development of the mines to ensure iron ore supply security for SAIL steel plants.