A K Rath takes charge as CEO of SAIL’s Bhial Steel Plant


An explosion took place at the state-owned steel maker Steel Authority of India Limited's Bhilai plant in Durg district of Chhattisgarh Tuesday

A K Rath takes charge as CEO of SAIL’s Bhial Steel Plant

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

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