The minister said this while interacting with officials of SAIL's Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, the PSU said in a statement.
Pradhan was accompanied by SAIL Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary and other senior ministry officials.
"During his interaction with the senior management of SAIL-BSP, Pradhan congratulated them for achieving highest ever production of rails in current fiscal year and exhorted senior officials to draw a detailed action plan for enhancing production, efficiency and ensuring a zero accident paradigm," the statement said.
Later, the minister interacted with the representatives of SMEs and MSMEs, workers' unions and officers association in and around Bhilai.
A discussion was held with them to promote steel ancillaries in the region by developing a supporting local ecosystem.
SAIL, under the Ministry of Steel, is the country's largest steelmaker with an annual production capacity of over 21 million tonnes.