Steel Minister inaugurates SAIL program celebrating Company’s sixty years

New Delhi, 28th December, 2018: Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh inaugurated the commemoration of sixty years of production of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) at the Curtain Raiser eventheld today at India Habitat Centre.

Hon’bleSteel Minister while congratulating the entire SAIL Collective highly praised the Company’s contribution towards building ofthe modern India. He said that for the past sixty years,SAIL steel has significantly contributed in the Country’s all key projects including railways, defence, hydro-electric, space programs, infrastructure projects, and has partnered with the Government in its initiatives like ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’ and ‘Skill India’ etc.

Also, gracing the occasion were Minister of State for Steel Shri Vishnu DeoSai, Secretary Steel Shri Binoy Kumar, Joint Secretary SteelSmtRuchikaChaudhryGovil in the presence of SAIL Chairman Shri Anil Kumar Chaudhary and Directors of the Company.SAIL’s first Blast Furnace – Parvati was blown in on 3rd February 1959 at Rourkela Steel Plant and the Company will complete the sixtieth year on same day in 2019.

SAIL is celebrating the milestone Diamond Jubilee Year with a number of events planned across all its Plants and Units includingsports events, cultural programs and seminars. Last week the special SAIL Calendar and Notebook for 2019, depicting SAIL’s contribution to various sectors of the economy