Arun Kumar Rath, CEO of SAIL’s Durgapur Steel Plant, on Thursday took charge as the new CEO of Bhilai Steel plant, two days after a major fire accident at the SAIL unit which has so far claimed 13 lives. Rath has replaced M Ravi who was removed on Wednesday following the accident.
An explosion took place at the state-owned steel maker Steel Authority of India Limited’s (SAIL) Bhilai plant in Durg district of Chhattisgarh Tuesday. “Operations have resumed and A K Rath has taken over as the new CEO of our plant in Bhilai,” M C Agarwal, Executive Director (Corporate Affairs), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) told .
Expressing anguish at the loss of lives in the blast, Union Steel Minister who reached the site Wednesday removed the plant CEO M Ravi with immediate effect and suspended General Manager (safety department) T Pandya Raja and Deputy General Manager (energy department) Naveen Kumar. Read More