Shri Brijendra Pratap Singh, is a B. Tech in Mining Machinery from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He joined SAIL at Iron Ore Mine of Bhilai Steel Plant in 1989.
With a rich experience spanning over 32 years, he is having diverse experience ranging from Mines, Blast Furnace, Sinter Plant & Maintenance and overall Plant operation from execution to leading from front. Shri Singh was instrumental in ramping up production from Modernisation facilities like Blast Furnace-8, Universal Rail Mill and Bar & Rod Mill at Bhilai Steel Plant. At Bokaro Steel Plant, he introduced 3 tier Inspection & Maintenance system and successfully executed Converter Shell changing in a record time in SMS-2.
Shri Singh was promoted as Executive Director (Operation) in October, 2019 at Bhilai Steel Plant and subsequently re-designated as Executive Director (Works). During the COVID pandemic period, he successfully steered the operation at Bhilai Steel Plant, maintaining the production, despite the restricted conditions. He took over the charge of Executive Director (Works), Durgapur Steel Plant in September, 2020. At Durgapur Steel Plant, he successfully implemented Converter Shell Changing of all the 3 Converters at SMS in record time. Ramping up of production from MSM was also achieved under his leadership.
Shri Singh was instrumental in achieving 100% Hot Metal Production, 101% Crude Steel Production, 101% Saleable Steel Production, best ever export of Saleable Steel, etc. in FY-2020-21 during the COVID pandemic period and maintained the profitability of the Durgapur Steel Plant during FY-2020-21despite the challenges post by the pandemic.
Continuing the trend of excellence in performance, under his able leadership, Durgapur Steel Plant has achieved the best ever production in Crude Steel, Sinter production, total Caster Steel production, BRC production, Production from Merchant Mill &Medium Structural Mill and Finished Steel production during FY 2021-22.