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Steel Minister reviews progress of JSU
New Delhi, 28 January, 2011
Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma held a meeting with
senior officials of the Ministry at Lucknow and reviewed the
progress of the on-going revival work of Jagdishpur SAIL Unit
While expressing satisfaction over the status and progress,
he commended the SAIL team for nearing the completion of
Warehouse and Galvanised Sheet Corrugation Unit.
U P Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel, C S Verma,
Chairman, SAIL and other were among those present during the
Verma outlined the proposed strategy for the JSU and stated
that the revival work is going on as per schedule and the unit
will be successfully operational soon.
SAIL had acquired the assets of erstwhile Malvika Steel at
Jagdishpur, UP in 2009 which were registered in SAIL’s name in
For reviving this setup and to supply value-added finished
products to meet the demand of the region, initially four main
units were proposed under under phase-I.
Two units. a warehouse with a capacity of 12,000 tons per
annum and a Galvanised Sheet Corrugation unit with capacity of
13,000 tons per annum, are in final stages and will be ready
for commissioning very soon, an official release said.
The Minister stated that for further industrial development
of Uttar Pradesh, SAIL will also be examining the feasibility
of setting up a steel processing uinit at Barabanki or Gonda.