About Durgapur Steel Plant

Durgapur Steel Plant set up in late fifties is a leading producer of long products &only producer of Forged Railway Wheels & Axles in the country. Plant started production with an initial crude steel capacity of 1 MPTA (million ton per annum) in 1959, which has been progressively increased to 1.8 MTPA during the modernization in nineties and further to 2.2 MTPA during recently completed Modernization & Expansion Plan (MEP). The present Plant capacity is given below.

  Hot Metal Crude Steel Saleable Steel
Capacity (MTPA) 2.45 2.20 2.12

Broad facilities:

DSP produces liquid steel through conventional BF-BOF route, which is cast into billets, blooms &rounds in its Billet casters (2 Nos), Bloom caster and new Bloom cum Round caster. The finishing mills comprise of Merchant Mill to produces special quality EQR TMT bars (20 &25 mm), Section Mill for Structurals (Angles/Channels/Joist) and new state of the art Medium Structural Mill (MSM) to produce next generation parallel beams, channels and equal angles.

Unique feature of this plant is its Wheel & Axle Plant for making forged wheels and axles catering to Indian Railways. The product portfolio has evolved over the years with changing requirements of railways and includes a variety of loco and coach wheels. Recently DSP has developed LHB wheels in-house and has received trial orders from Indian Railways.

DSP strives to sustain &continually improve various aspects of its performance by maintaining management systems compliant to internationally accredited standards. DSP’s management systems are accredited with ISO 9001: 2015 standard for quality, ISO 14001: 2015 standard for Environment, ISO 50001:2011 for Energy, ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security and OHSAS 18001: 2007 for occupational health & safety. Products from DSP’s state of the art MSM has been accredited with stringent CE marking certificate to promote their export.


Durgapur having geographical location of 27' North and 88. 29' East, located at a distance of 158 KM from Kolkata is situated on the banks river Damodar. It has excellent connectivity with various parts of the country as NH-19 (erstwhile GT road) and main Kolkata-Delhi railway line passes through it and direct air connectivity has been established through recent starting of a number of flights from local airport i.e. Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport , Andal.


Durgapur Steel Plant Township is spread over a sprawling 40 sq. kms. and has more than 25,000 dwelling units. And it has housing facilities for the employees of DSP, ASP and other business associates. The other amenities include schools, both primary and secondary, a 640 bed hospital with modern medical facilities, the picturesque park, a number of cultural centres, a stadium with a sitting capacity of 15,000, etc.

Contribution to the region's development:

Over the years, DSP has contributed in a major way which has produced social, environmental and economic benefits to the communities in which it operates. CSR projects are carried out in and steel townships and other close locations in the areas of education, providing medical and health care facilities, village development, access to water facilities, infrastructural development, environment conservation, women empowerment, assistance to people with disabilities, sustainable income generation, through self-help groups, promotion of sports, art, culture etc. Durgapur Steel Plant is also playing major role in encouraging and developing small-scale industries in the region.

Contact Us :

B B Roy
DGM (PR) & CoC, Durgapur Steel Plant
Email : cocprdsp[at]gmail[dot]com
Tel : 91-343-2574318