Wednesday, June 16, 2010

About Vizag Steel

Vizag Steel, also known as Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (Telugu: విశాఖ ఉక్కు కర్మాగారం), is a steel company based in the outskirts of Visakhapatnam, India. Its main plant is located 26 kilometers from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, it is amongIndia's premier steel mills. It has also been conferred the Mini Ratna status. Its vision - Infrastructuring India.

Vizag Steel bagged the first prize in Energy Conservation constituted by Ministry Of Power, Government Of India, consecutively for the last two years primarily due to its focus on energy conservation, cost reduction and waste utilization. Vizag Steel Plant today is among the lowest cost steel producers in the world. The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has been awarded the Safety Innovation Award - 2006 by the Institution Of Engineers for its "outstanding contributions in the field and adoption of the best and the most innovative safety practices". The plant was awarded the Prime Minister's trophy for the best steel plant in the country, for the year 2002-2003.

VSP added another feather to its cap by bagging six Government of India, Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) Awards at national level out of total number of 28 awards announced by Ministry Of Labour, Government of India.