Thakral inaugurates new boiler at VSP
Vinod Kumar Thakral, IAS, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Steel, during his maiden...
Vinod Kumar Thakral, IAS, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Steel, during his maiden visit to Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, has inaugurated the coal firing system of Boiler-6 which is now fully ready.
The boiler which was recently put on oil and waste gas firing would help in enhancing the plant's captive power generation by another 60-65 MW. The steel plant has invested close to Rs 700 crore on the boiler and generator. Thakral, who also interacted with RINL officials, urged them to focus on cost reduction and higher productivity, while appreciating the company's effort to expand the capacity to 20 MTPA. The senior official also launched RINL management for maintaining greenery in the plant premises.
Earlier, AP Choudhary, CMD, RINL, indicated that the company was on right path in pursuing its growth plans and briefed the official about the company's directional growth plans, strategic initiatives like raw material securitization, joint venture initiatives and business diversification plan.