In 1926 the name of the company operating at Kulti was changed to Bengal Iron Company, and in 1936, it was merged with IISCO. The local people used to call it Kendwa karkhana. Napuria Works producing steel coalesced with Hirapur Works producing iron to form Burnpur Works of IISCO. [7], Rolling Mills : One Bar Mill and one Wire Rod Mill to produce 0.75 million tonnes of high quality bars and 0.5 million tonnes of wire rods per year. [15][13][14], From the earliest stages the company felt the need for captive iron ore and coal mines. G.H. SAIL Burnpur IISCO Recruitment 2018. Puri succeeded H.V. In 1966-67, it dropped to 89.69%. [1] Established in 1918, the Indian Iron & Steel Company, once the flag ship of the Martin Burn group, was amalgamated with SAIL in 2006 and renamed IISCO Steel Plant. For the next two years the production hovered around 94.9% and 97.0%. V.K.Dar, from the ministry of steel, was administrator in 1975-1977 and managing director in 1975-78. Taher Hussein remained with AITUC. Later mining shifted to Chiria under Manoharpur Ores Mines. The plant capacity was raised to 1 million tonnes of crude steel per annum. The plant was progressively upgraded to a capacity for production of 4.26 lakh tonnes of saleable steel and 2.54 lakh tonnes of pig iron annually. [19][13][14], Kulti Works of IISCO had grown to be a major foundry complex in stages. This full-fledged integrated steel plant is one of India’s oldest. This integrated steel plant is one of the oldest in the country. Thus the curtain came down on 83-year long tradition of iron making at Kulti. All the three had earlier been employees of the company. [7], Rawmaterial Handling System designed to handle 7.56 million tonnes of raw materials annually,[8], Sinter Plant: Two sinter machines each with grate area of 204 m2[7], Blast Furnace: The 4,160 m3 Blast Furnace Kalyani is one of the largest in the country. 10 and setting up of a Captiv. Its proximity to Kolkata and Haldia ports is an additional strength. [16], The Steel Corporation of Bengal was incorporated on 20 April 1937 with Burn & Co. as managing agents. It is equipped with features like combined blowing and computerised operations. In 1949, I.S. IISCO Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India at Burnpur has a crude steel production capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year. [10], Crude steel production at ISP in 2016-17 was 1.4 million tonnes and saleable steel production was 1.3 million tonnes. [2] As of 2015, it was the single largest investment in West Bengal till then. IISCO is one of the country’s oldest steel plants established much before the Independence. The first blow of the Bessemer converter was made on 6 February 1946. Prof. Abdul Bari was associated with it in the earlier days. The spun pipe plants (three in number) came up in 1944, 1958 and 1981. The open top blast furnaces used raw coal, but there was no demand. [1], Established in 1918, the Indian Iron & Steel Company, once the flag ship of the Martin Burn group, was amalgamated with SAIL in 2006 and renamed IISCO Steel Plant. [17][13][14], The construction of the steel works brought in many new faces. Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL) conducting online recruitment to fill the posts of 156 various Technician Trainee under establishment. This page was last edited on 15 August 2020, at 05:07. These captive sources of high quality raw materials gave IISCO a major competitive edge and enabled it to establish a prestigious reputation in domestic and foreign markets. IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur - 713325 The steel works consisted of three 225-tonne tilting open hearth furnaces, soaking pits, a 40" blooming mill of one million tonne capacity, a 34" heavy structural mill and an 18" light structural mill. The first heat of steel was tapped on 10 November 1939 and rolled subsequently. SCOB established steel making facilities at Napuria, adjacent to the Hirapur Works of IISCO.