25 Sep :Steel Authority of India Limited will add 19 million tonne capacity in Jharkhand. That includes a 12 million tonne greenfield project and a 7 million tonne expansion of its existing plant in Bokaro. This was announced by the Minister for Steel, Chemicals and fertilizers Shri Ram Vilas Paswan here today. He was talking to media persons after presenting a cheque for Rs. 15 lakh to Olympic Gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on behalf of SAIL.
Shri Paswan also announced that Abhinav Bindra will be the brand ambassador for SAIL. The Minister said with the fortunes of steel sector looking up, SAIL is spending more on promoting sports in the country. He said SAIL will set up world class sports facilities in Jharkhand where it will set up the 12 million tonne greenfield plant and also at Bokaro.