Tata Steel’s Kalinganagar unit to start production by Mar/Apr
Jamshedpur: Tata Steel is hopeful of starting production in the new integrate greenfield steel plant at Kalinganagar in Odisha in the next few months and is expecting Consent of Operation from the state government in couple of days time.
“The facilities at Kalinganagar will be ready by March/April and we are awaiting the Consent of Operation from the Odisha government, which is expected in couple of days time,” Tata Steel Managing Director (India and South East Asia), T V Narendran told newsmen here today.
“The coke oven plant in our upcoming greenfield project in Odisha is ready and will be lit up in a week’s time,” Narendran said.
“We have around 2000 tones storage capacity here, which has come down to less than 1000 tones following the closure of the mines in Jharkhand and Odisha,” he said adding that as the mines have resumed production, efforts were on to build up storage capacity.