Primary steel production
Status: Under Implementation
Promoter: Steel Authority Of India
Project: Implementing an expansion-cum-modernization of its Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) & a new 40 MW coal-based CPP
Location: Durgapur, dist. Bardhaman, West Bengal.
Capacity: Steel plant augmented from 2.088 MTPA to 3.50 MTPA.
Current Status: Civil work is in progress. According to MoEF sources, the total 5 coke oven batteries are available for coke making. The company has proposed to provide one more battery as a replacement of an old one (5th battery), with no expansion in production. The present proposal is to bring back battery 5 back in the circuit. The old one being replaced would be dismantled. The estimated project cost is Rs. 2.9116 billion and Rs. 0.755 billion is envisaged for the pollution control facilities.