Press Statement

Press Release
New Delhi

New Delhi / Rourkela, 6th January, 2021: In an unfortunate incident at SAIL Rourkela Steel Plant, four contract workers engaged at the Plant’s Coal Chemicals Department (CCD) have succumbed to a suspected gas leakage incident. The workers felt unwell at around 9 AM on 06.01.2021 and were immediately rushed to the ICU of Ispat General Hospital (IGH) at Rourkela for treatment. SAIL family is deeply saddened by the loss of lives and stand strong with the affected families at this time of grief.

A high level committee has been formed to inquire into the cause of the incident and all emergency protocols have been immediately activated in the Plant.