Durgapur Steel Plant - Manuals

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17 items (manuals) prescribed in clause (b) sub-section 1 of Section 4, which every public authority is required to publish within one hundred and twenty days from the enactment of the Act

  1. The particulars of Durgapur Steel Plant's organization, functions and duties.
  2. The powers and duties of officers and employees.
  3. The procedure followed in the decision-making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.
  4. The norms set by DPS for the discharge of its functions.
  5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by SAIL or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
  6. A statement of categories of documents that are held by DPS or under its control.
  7. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof.
  8. A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.
  9. A directory of officers and employees of DSP.
  10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in the Company regulations.
  11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.
  12. The manner of execution of subsidy programs including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programs.
  13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits, authorizations granted by DSP.
  14. Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.
    For information reduced in electronic form, please visit website www.sail.co.in
  15. The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.
    There is no such facility available for public at the Company’s Corporate Office. However, use of Library situated on the ground floor of Ispat Bhawan can be allowed with prior permission of Chief of Corporate Affairs.
  16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.
  17. Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year.

1. Particulars of Durgapur Steel Plant, Organization, Functions and Duties

Durgapur Steel Plant is one of the five integrated steel plants of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). It was set up with British collaboration in 1959 with 1 Million Tonne per Annum (MTPA) crude steel production capacity. The first ingot was cast from erstwhile Steel Melting Shop on 24.04.1960. The capacity subsequently expanded to 1.6 MTPA crude steel during 1967-1969. In mid-nineties, modernisation and expansion of the plant were carried out.. Several facilities were included during this phase and later also. Recently, another phase of modernisation has been completed. The present capacity of the plant is:

  • Hot Metal : 2.4 MTPA
  • Crude Stee : 2.2 MTPA
  • Saleable Steel : 2.12 MTPA

DSP is accredited to various management systems like ISO 9001: 2015 for Quality Management System (QMS), ISO 14001: 2015 for Environment Management System (EMS), OHSAS 18001: 2007 for Occupational Health & Safety, ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System (ISMS), EnMS 50001 : 2011 for Energy Management System. The plant is also SAP-ERP system enabled.

Major Plant Facilities :

Raw Materials Handling Plant - 

  • Prepares blendmix for Sinter Plant and also supplies other raw materials to Blast Furnaces & Steel Melting Shop
  • 3 nos. wagon tipplers and 3 nos. blender-cum reclaimers.

Coke Ovens & Coal Chemicals 

  • Converts coking coal into metallurgical coke - an input for Blast Furnaces.
  • 5 nos. of 4.45 meter tall batteries each having 78 ovens.

Sinter Plant 

  • Converts blendmix into Sinter - an agglomerated input for Blast Furnaces.
  • 2 Sinter machines: 2 nos. x 142.8 m2 and 1 no. x 180 m2

Blast Furnaces 

  • Produce liquid hot metal
  • 3 blast furnaces : 2 nos. x 1400 m3 and 1 no. x 1800 m3 useful volume
  • Cast House Slag Granulation in 2 furnaces
  • Bell Less Top (BLT) in BF-3

Steel Melting Shop 

  • Converts hot metal into liquid steel, which is processed through Continuous Casting Plant(CCP)
  • 3 nos BOF (3 x 120 T), 1 no. VAD unit & 3 nos. Ladle Furnaces
  • CCP has 2 Billet Casters, 1 Bloom Caster and 1 no. Bloom-cum-Round Caster

Merchant Mill 

  • Produces Earthquake Resistant (EQR) TMT Bars
  • Used for construction & infrastructure development
  • Production potential: 3,50,000T/Year

Section Mill 

  • Produces angles, channels & joists (medium structurals)
  • Used for construction & infrastructure development
  • Production potential: 1,60,000 T/Year

Medium Structural Mill 

  • A new Medium Structural Mill (MSM) of 1.0 Million Tonne capacity has been set up
  • Wide range of medium structural comprising of angles, channels, beams and rounds will be used in construction and infrastructure development sectors. Parallel flange beam section is a unique product of the mill

Wheel & Axle Plant 

  • Only producer of forged wheels in the country for supply to Indian Railways
  • Produced new age LHB Wheels for high speed passenger coaches of the Indian Railways

Other Auxiliary Units and Departments 

Central Engineering Maintenance, Foundry, Electrical Repair Shop, Loco Repair Shop, Wagon Repair Shop, Electrical Technical Laboratory, Heavy Maintenance & Construction, BF Relining, Plant Civil Engineering, Refractory, Laboratory, Plant Garage, Power Management, Power Plant, Instrumentation, Energy Management, Water Management, Environment Control, Oxygen Plant, Traffic, Permanent Weigh Engineering, Safety & Fire Services, Materials Management, Research & Control Laboratory, Design, Production Planning, Personnel, HRD, Projects, Finance, Marketing, C&IT, Town Services, Medical & Health Services, CSR and Public Relations

PRODUCT MIX :

TMT Bars - 

From Merchant Mill : TMT Bars - 20 mm, 25mm in straight lengths

Medium Structurals from Section Mill- 

From Section Mill : Angles - 150x150x12/16mm, 130x130x10/12mm, 110x110x10/12 mm, Channels- 200x75/76 mm, 150x75/76 mm and Joists - 200 x 100 mm

Medium Structurals from Medium Structural Mill- 

From Medium Structural Mill : NPB 100-300, WPB 100-160, MB 100-300, Channel 100-300, Eq. Agle 90-200, RCS & Rounds 60-120

Wheels & Axles- 

From Wheel & Axle Plant: BG Coach Wheels, EMU Wheels, BG Loco Wheels, S-profile Wheels, MG Loco Wheels, WAG-9 Coach & WAP-5, NG Wheels, LHB Wheels and BG Axles

Semi - Finished Steel - 

  • Concast Billets : 125 sq mm
  • Concast Blooms : 210x160 mm, 230x160 mm, 350x150 mm, 300x150 mm, 350x240 mm
  • Concast Round – 340 mm dia

By-products - 

  • Coal chemicals - Tar and Benzol products, Ammonium Sulphate
  • BF Granulated Slag

By-products - 

  • Coal chemicals - Tar and Benzol products, Ammonium Sulphate
  • BF Granulated Slag

Location:

Situated at a distance of 158 km from Calcutta, its geographical location is defined as 230 27' North and 880 29' East. It is situated on the banks of the Damodar river. The Grand Trunk Road and the main Calcutta-Delhi railway line pass through Durgapur.

Township:

The Durgapur Steel Plant Township is spread over a sprawling 40 sq. kms and has more than 25,000 dwelling units. It has housing facilities for the employees of DSP, ASP and other business associates. The other amenities include schools, both primary and secondary, a 600 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.

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2. The powers and duties of officers and employees

In terms of the powers delegated under the Articles of Association of the Company, the Board of Directors has delegated powers to the Chairman of the Company for the management of the Company. The Chairman has further sub-delegated powers to Managing Director, Durgapur Steel Plant, who in turn, has delegated powers to the Executive Directors and the General Managers of Durgapur Steel Plant for smooth execution of work. Being confidential in nature, the Delegation of Powers to MD, DSP and the financial powers of the executives are not being disclosed.

The officers and employees of DSP have to perform the following general functions :

  1. Long-term strategic planning for DSP.
  2. Policy formulation at the Plant level, determining action plans for implementation of policies and ensuring their fulfillment.
  3. Achieving clarity and organizational commitment on objectives, goals and plans of action.
  4. Developing norms of performance in every functional area and securing commitment to progressively improved norms.
  5. Ensuring smooth and efficient operations and achievement of optimal performance of existing resources. Ensuring fulfillment of targets and orderly growth of the company. Organizational development to maximize efficiency of the Company.
  6. Reviewing performance of each zone with respect to targets and suggesting corrective action where necessary.
  7. Development of a well-motivated workforce and a highly competent managerial cadre in the Company.
  8. Development of computerized Data Bank and MIS within the organization to assist in problem-identification and problem-solving.
  9. Projection of corporate image of DSP and SAIL through various local media.

The powers and duties of officers and employees of different areas depend on the activities and outputs of these departments.

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3. Procedure followed in the decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability

The procedures followed in the decision making process in Durgapur Steel Plant are in line with the practices followed in other units of SAIL. As per the general practices in vogue, the proposals requiring decisions are initiated at the appropriate level of the executives, depending upon the nature with regard to financial implication, urgency and importance of the matter. Normally, the proposals are initiated at the level of Assistant Manager / Deputy Manger / Manager. The approval is accorded by the executives at the level of DGM / GM / ED / Managing Director, depending upon the Delegation of Powers. Matters which are beyond the powers delegated to MD are referred to the Corporate office for obtaining the approval of Chairman / Board of Directors, as the case may be.

SAIL has a Vision. In tune with the vision of SAIL, Durgapur Steel Plant is focused on becoming a world-class producer of Iron & Steel Products and leader in the Indian steel business. Quality, Productivity, Profitability and Customer Satisfaction forms the basis for policy formulation and decision making in DSP. The Vision Statement and its guiding principles (CREDO) along with the organization’s intent provide direction for policy and strategy formulation.

The SAIL Vision reads as follows :-

“To be a respected world class corporation and the leader in Indian business in quality, productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction”.

The guiding principle CREDO on which the vision statement is based are :-
- We build lasting relationships with customers based on trust and mutual benefit.
- We uphold highest ethical standards in conduct of our business.
- We create and nurture a culture that supports flexibility, learning and is proactive to change.
- We chart a challenging career for employees with opportunities for advancement and rewards.
- We value the opportunity and responsibility to make a meaningful difference in people’s life.

DSP’s organizational objectives are based on the vision and credo & reflect the organizational intents in its journey towards excellence.

The decision-making processes in all the departments in DSP are aligned with the strategy of growth coupled with cost and quality benefits. These strategies are focused on realizing the full potential in terms of volume, operational efficiency and value-added product mix. The Head of the Departments of DSP make concerted efforts to ensure that these objectives and targets are conveyed down the line to its employees and decisions are taken in line with these. Executives are given “Key Performance Areas” linked to the departmental & organizational objectives. These are then broken down into tasks and targets. The tasks and targets have specified time frames and assigned responsibilities. It ensures accountability for implementation of the decision and hierarchy of KPAs determines the channels of supervision.

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4. The norms set by DPS for the discharge of its functions

The entire operations area of the Plant has been covered under ISO: 9001:2000 Quality Standards. The ISO standards set up the norms for functioning of the entire production area and also that of the allied functions.

Techno-economic norms have been quantified and specified for the total production process covering every department and these norms provide the guidelines for carrying out the different activities. The norms are annually published in the form of ready reference.

The time frame has been specified for each activity under every Standard Operating Practice (SOP) and responsibility for undertaking the activity has also been specified. Regular review by HODs, and at MR level, as well as audit by both Internal as well as Certifying Auditors identify evidences of non-conformities and corrective actions are taken immediately.

Similarly, although not yet covered by the ISO regimen, internal standards and norms have been set up in all departments such as Finance, Materials Management, Projects etc., which lay down the norms for discharge of various functions by all these departments of Durgapur Steel Plant.

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5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by SAIL or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

1. Personnel Manual (contains rules, regulations, procedures, benefits etc. for information/use by Management /employees)
2. Personnel Guide (ready handbook for guidance of line managers at the shop floor on establishment matters)
3. Purchase & Contract Procedure – 2000 (lays down the guidelines and procedures to be followed for purchase of materials and award of contracts, in consonance with the CVC guidelines on the subject)
4. Accounts Manual (describes the accounting rules and procedures followed in SAIL/DSP).
5. Vigilance Manual (covers guidelines on Vigilance matters).
6. Circulars issued by Rules section (covers rules, policies, procedures and Operating systems in Personnel and Establishment area, as well as all employee motivation schemes, general administration matters etc.)
7. Quality Manual of DSP and Standard Operating Practices (SOP) framed under it.

SAIL PERSONNEL MANUAL
Section I

Human Resource Policy

1. Recruitment Policy 
2. Executive Performance Appraisal System 
3. Promotion Policy & Rules for Executives 
4. Promotion Policy & Rules for Medical Executives 
5. Policy for Promotion from Non-Executive to Executive Cadre 
6. System of Probation & Confirmation of Executives 
7. Policy on Tenure Posting within SAIL 
8. Deputation/Retention of Lien 
9. Standard Terms of Deputation 
10. Transfer Benefits on Movement from /to other PSUs 
11. Policy Guidelines for Foreign Tours & Assignments 
12. Premature Retirement Scheme for Executives

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6. A statement of categories of documents that are held by DPS or under its control.

DSP is a production unit of SAIL, and therefore it does not independently hold documents under its control. However, the documents held by SAIL are applicable to DSP and guides the functioning of the Plant under the guidance and directives of the Corporate Office and the Board of Directors of SAIL. The documents held by SAIL are listed below :

1. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 
Every year MOU is signed between SAIL and Ministry of Steel, Government of India. The document lays out performance evaluation parameters and targets, commitments / assistance from the Ministry of Steel and action plan for implementation and monitoring of the MOU. 

2. Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association
(Incorporated on 24th January 1973 under the Companies Act, 1956)

The document sets out the structure, purpose and operation of SAIL in accordance with Companies Act, 1956. 

3. Annual Report
The Report contains Director’s Report on the Company’s overall performance during the preceding financial year, including production and financial performances of all units and subsidiaries. The Report also contains the Company’s audited financial accounts, expenditure and profit/loss statement.

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7. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof

There is no formal arrangement for consultation by members of public in relation to policy formulation or implementation thereof. As a business organization working on commercial lines, DSP is neither expected nor required to consult the members of the public in this regard.

However, with regard to measures for the general public, informal discussions are held with the people’s representatives including MLAs, MPs etc., to ascertain their views as well as that of the public whom they represent.

The organization also takes note of the public view as reflected in the local media and assessed through informal interactions of the management collective, especially the Public Relations department, with cross-sections of the residents of DSP steel township, and takes effective steps to ensure that these are given due cognizance while formulating and implementing scheme/ programmes that affect the common populace.

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8. A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

Such bodies are constituted at Corporate level for Steel Authority of India Limited itself such as National Joint Committee for Steel, Committee for Production and Productivity, Joint Committee on Safety, Health, Environment in Steel Industry etc.

Representatives from Durgapur Steel Plant from both the Management and the employees’ side are participants in such committees and are actively involved in the decision making process therein. The decisions of these bodies are implemented at Plant level.

For larger employee engagement, workers’ unions play important role.

For promotion of Ancillary industries and to support the organization’s efforts towards nurturing small-scale industries in the area, a Plant Level Advisory Committee is functioning regularly with members from DSP, representatives of the local small scale industries and the State Government.

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9. A directory of officers and employees is being sent in a separate file as attachment

10. The Monthly Remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

The remuneration of the officers (Executives) of the company is governed by the guidelines of the Department of Public Enterprises Government of India. The pay scales of officers are of Industrial DA pattern. The Remuneration of employees (Non-Executives) is fixed through negotiation with workmen’s Union subject to the overall guidelines of Department of Public Enterprises Government of India. The monthly emoluments of officers and workmen at various grades of pay scale are given below:

Revised Pay Scale For Different Grades (w.e.f. 01.01.2007)

BOARD LEVEL
GRADE PAYSCALE
Sch.A 80000-3%-125000
Sch.B 75000-3%-100000
EXECUTIVES
GRADE PAYSCALE
E9 62000-3%-80000
E8 51300-3%-73000
E7 To be Notified
E6 To be Notified
E5 43200-3%-66000
E4 36600-3%-62000
E3 32900-3%-58000
E2 24900-3%-50500
E1 20600-3%-46500
E0 12600-3%-32500
NON-EXECUTIVES
GRADE PAYSCALE
S11 12460-3%-23970
S10 11860-3%-22920
S9 11400-3%-19350
S8 10960-3%-17680
S7 10530-3%-17030
S6 10120-3%-16400
S5 9730-3%-15020
S4 9440-3%-13930
S3 9160-3%-13150
S2 8890-3%-12650
S1 8630-3%-12080

 NOTE:- Remuneration and Compensation are as per company's guideline.

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11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

Every year the budget of DSP is prepared as per the Annual Business Plan, which is prepared in tandem with SAIL’s Annual Business Plan. The segment-wise financial performance, which include the financial performance of DSP is published by SAIL quarterly, half-yearly and annually.

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The manner of execution of subsidy programmes including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

As such there is no subsidy programme operated by Durgapur Steel Plant.

16. The details of the Public Information Officers of DSP :

The Conatct Address Of the PIOS/APIOS and Appellate Authority are as under:

Post

Name

Details

PUBLIC
INFORMATION OFFICER

Ms RAJASHREE BANERJEE

DGM(Pers-NW) & PIO

1st Floor,Ispat Bhawan
Durgapur Steel Plant
Durgapur 713203 (W.B.)
Phone: 0343-2740630
Fax: 0343-2583481
Email Id : rtidsp[at]saildsp[dot]co[dot]in

ASSTT PUBLIC
INFORMATION OFFICER

SHRI SUKANTA BHATTACHARYA

Sr Mgr(Pers-NW) & APIO

Ispat Bhawan
Durgapur Steel Plant
Durgapur 713203 (W.B.)
Phone: 0343-2741116
Fax: 0343-2583481
Email Id : rtidsp[at]saildsp[dot]co[dot]in

FIRST APPELLATE
AUTHORITY

Shri P.K.PRADHAN

Executive Director (P&A)

Ispat Bhawan
Durgapur Steel Plant
Durgapur 713203 (W.B.)
Phone: 0343-2574310
Fax: 0343-2574317
Email Id : edpa[at]saildsp[dot]co[dot]in

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