NDIACSR News Network
DUBURI (Odisha): Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL), the only public sector company located at Kalinga Nagar Industrial Complex, Duburi in Odisha’s Jajpur district, despatched the first consignment of Steel Billets on 27th June, 2013. Managing Director, NINL, Shri P K Mishra flagged off the vehicle carrying the Steel Billets. On this occasion, Shri G S Gill, Jt. Managing Director; Shri C K Poddar, Executive Director (HR/IR), Shri V K Singh, GM, (I&TS), Shri R K Jha and other officials were present along with office bearers of both the union and association.
In the first lot, 43.30 tonnes of billets have been despatched to Concast Steel & Power Ltd. at Badmal in Jharsuguda district. NINL has produced 3000 tonnes of billets so far, out of which 1066 tonnes have been tendered for sale. Billets are used for the manufacture of all ‘long’ steel products such as bars, rods, pipes, tubes, wire products etc. Many leading steel players including SAIL have shown interest in NINL billets because of its chemistry.
With the commissioning of Steel Melting Shop (SMS) on 31st May, 2013 and subsequent production of billets, NINL has been included in the elite club of integrated steel plants across the country. It is indeed a proud moment for the NINL collective as well as for the state of Odisha.