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PM to dedicate to nation SAIL's expanded steel plant at Bhilai on June 14

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will dedicate to the nation the modernised and expanded plant of state-run maker SAIL at Bhilai, on Thursday.

is Authrity of Ltd's (SAIL) largest plant and and supplier of rails for Indian Railways including 260 metre long rails.

"of to dedicate SAIL's modernised and expanded Plant, Chhattisgarh" to the nation on June 14, a SAIL said.

This would be the third which the will dedicate to the nation. In 2015, he had dedicated Rourkela and IISCO

SAIL had undertaken about Rs 70,000 crore modernisation and expansion of its integrated

The capacity to produce rails at plant has reached 2 MTPA from 0.8 MTPA after modernisation.

Bhilai is also a of large variety of and

With an annual production capacity of 3.153 MT of saleable steel, the plant also specialises in other products such as wire rods, merchant products, earthquake-resistant grade of TMT and heavy structurals including channels and beams.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 17:15 IST