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STEEL major SAIL has said it has supplied about 70 per cent of steel for Mizoram's biggest power project -- Tuirial Hydro Electric Power project -- dedicated to the nation on December 17 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. SAIL said it has supplied approximately 5,000 metric tonnes of plates, structural and TMTs for this project including value added steel plates.
"Committed to supply and partake in the projects...of national development, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has supplied around 70 per cent steel for the Tuirial Hydro Electric Power project, Mizoram's biggest power project," the company said in a statement.
SAIL is supplying steel for several vital projects in country's north eastern region.
"The company supplied around 90 per cent steel for constructing country's longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam, which was also recently inaugurated," it said.
Apart from this, SAIL is supplying steel for projects including Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road bridge, several power plants including 750 MW power plant of NTPC, 600 MW Kameng Hydro- electric project, Trans Arunachal highway etc, it said.
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of STeel, is one of the largest state-owned steel making companies, and one of the top steel makers in world. With an annual turnover of Rs 43,337 crore (US$6.8 billion) (FY 2015-16). Incorporated on 24 January 1973, SAIL has 79,601 employees (as of 01-Oct-2017). With an annual production of 13.9 million metric tons, SAIL is the 24th largest steel producer in the world. SAIL operates and owns 5 integrated steel plants at Bhilai, Rourkela, Durgapur, Bokaro and Burnpur(Asansol) and 3 special steel plants at Salem, Durgapur and Bhadravathi. It also owns a Ferro Alloy plant at Chandrapur. As a part of its global ambition, the company is undergoing a massive expansion and modernisation programme involving upgrading and building new facilities with emphasis on state of the art green technology. SAIL is a public sector company, owned and operated by the Government of India. According to a recent survey, SAIL is one of India's fastest growing Public Sector Units. Besides, it has R&D centre for Iron & Steel (RDCIS), Centre for Engineering and Technology (CET), Management Training Institute (MTI) and SAIL Safety Organisation (SSO) located at Ranchi capital of Jharkhand.