Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) unit — Bhilai Steel Plant– Steel Melting Shop (SMS)-2 has reportedly achieved its highest single-day production since inception of the shop, on account of higher demand by Indian Railways. The shop had produced 51 rail bloom heats amounting to 6,020 tonnes in a single day on December 24, 2018 as compared to best single-day production of 46 bloom heats achieved in June 2018.
SAIL is India’s largest steel producing company. The company is among the five Maharatnas of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises. The company has five integrated steel plants, three special plants, and one subsidiary in different parts of the country.