Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is one of the largest steel-making companies in India and one of the ‘Maharatna’ of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises. SAIL owns and operates five integrated steel plants namely Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh, Bokaro Steel Plant in Jharkhand, IISCO Steel Plant at Burnpur in West Bengal, Durgapur Steel Plant in West Bengal and Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha, three special steel plants namely Alloy Steels Plant at Durgapur in West Bengal, Salem Steel Plant in Tamil Nadu and Visveswaraya Iron and Steel Plant in Karnataka and a ferro-alloy manufacturing unit, CFP at Chandrapur in Maharashtra. The Central Marketing Organization (CMO) of SAIL has one of the largest steel marketing setups with pan-India distribution network comprising Branch Sales Offices, Customer Contact Offices and Warehouses & Yards supplemented by an extensive distributor/dealer network. SAIL also has several mines including iron ore mines, coal mines and flux mines in various states of the country. The company meets 100% of its iron ore requirement from its captive mines. SAIL offers the widest array of steel products amongst all Indian manufacturers, including products in mild, special and alloy steel categories in around 50 products, 500 grades and 5000 dimensions.
The company is ramping up production from its new mills installed under modernization and expansion. SAIL has also added a number of new and branded products to its basket, which cater to the needs of India’s growing infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. SAIL’s strategic growth plan, besides targeting higher production, also addresses the need for cost competitiveness by eliminating technological obsolescence, adopting state-of-the art technologies, achieving energy savings, enriching product mix, reducing pollution, developing mines and collieries, introducing customer-centric processes and developing matching infrastructure facilities.
SAIL has been supplying steel for India’s prestigious national infrastructure projects, defence indigenization, India’s foray into space research, railways, power and all major sectors of the economy. SAIL’s steel, owing to its quality, strength, variety, value and performance finds wide applications across different important segments. SAIL’s branded products like SAIL SeQR TMT Bars and SAIL NEX Structurals are uniquely positioned in their product categories to meet the special as well as variety of customer requirements. SAIL JYOTI Galvanized products are widely used by the common man throughout the country.
SAIL is continually partnering with the Government of India in their major flagship programmes and initiatives including Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM). SAIL gives highest emphasis on environment management along with enhancing production and profitability in all its industrial activities. SAIL plants are bringing in new clean and green technologies to reduce long-term impact on the environment with reduction in pollution and energy use as well as increase in waste utilization. Being a socially responsible organization, SAIL has always undertaken CSR initiatives right from its inception. The company has spearheaded several initiatives for holistic development in rural areas and education, skill development, health, sanitation, income generation and women empowerment etc.
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