New Delhi, April 27th 2019: Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), India’s steel and power major, today announced achieving highest ever annual production and dispatch at its 9 MTPA Pelletization complex at Barbil, Odisha. During FY 2018-19, JSPL produced 7.07 Million Tonnes of pellets. The plant surpassed its previous monthly production records by clocking 6, 77,000 Tonnes during March 2019. The plant achieved the highest ever monthly pellet dispatch of 6, 61,786 MT in March’ 2019. The cumulative dispatch during the year 2018-19 was 7.17 Million MT.
“Like all JSPL’s steel production facilities, the 9 MTPA Pellet Plant at Barbil has also achieved its highest ever production and dispatch during this fiscal. The operational efficiency road-map we had embarked upon has enabled us to consistently achieve higher capacity utilization levels at most of our units”,” N.A. Ansari, Joint MD – JSPL said, “The production and dispatch of pellets from JSPL Barbil Plant have surpassed their previous records for the 4th consecutive year.”
JSPL’s 9 MTPA Pelletization Complex is India’s largest single-location pellet manufacturing facility. Divided into a 4.5 MTPA Dry Grinding Unit and a 4.5 MTPA Wet Grinding unit, has emerged as India’s largest pellet exporter over the last 3 years. Located in the iron-ore rich belt of Odisha, the pellet plant is amongst the most advanced Pelletization complex world over.
About Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL): JSPL is a part of the USD 22 billion diversified O. P. Jindal Group, is amongst India’s fastest growing and leading business conglomerates with significant presence in core infrastructure sectors including steel, power, mining and infrastructure. JSPL’s business operations span across the states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand in India, where it operates some of India’s most advanced steel manufacturing and power generation capacities of global scale. It is amongst the lowest cost producers of steel and power in India.