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More than 150 employees covered under ‘Samvedikaran’ Cost Awareness drive of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant in October

Rourkela : 162 employees including executives from 12 Departments of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant were covered under the Cost Awareness drive of the plant in the month of October 2022. The Departments where the programmes were conducted included Pipe Plant, Steel Melting Shop – I & II, Calcining Plant – II, LDBP, Hot Strip Mill – I, Coke Ovens, Sintering Plants, Blast Furnace, Plate Mill, Special Plate Plant and New Plate Mill.
The inputs on cost sensitisation programme highlighted the current issues being faced by RSP like Sales Cost Profitability, hike in imported coal cost, and imposition of customs duty on steel products etc. The Cost Reduction Plan vis-a vis the actual performance of the individual departments was also discussed during the deliberations with special reference to cost comparison and variance analysis with regard to ABP target, techno-economic parameters of the last three years and previous month performance. The product profitability statement was also explained to the participants for holistic understanding.
The main objective of this drive is to have Process Optimisation, Expenditure Control and Revenue Generation through untraditional sources, to boost the profit of RSP and help each individual to realise his or her role in achieving the desired results. It aims to cover maximum number of employees in a phase wise manner.
The sessions were conducted at various locations by Mr. P Vijayan, GM, Mr. R R Sarangi, DGM, Mr. K K Verma, DGM, Mr. N C Das, AGM, Mr. Biswajit Pal, Manager, Mr. Harish Agarwal, Manager and Ms. Susmeet Kaur, Assistant Manager of F&A Department. Each of these sessions were presided by the Department Heads. The overall programme was conducted by Mr. S C Sahoo, DGM F&A).

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