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
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:
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.
Raw Materials Handling Plant -
Coke Ovens & Coal Chemicals
Steel Melting Shop
Medium Structural Mill
Wheel & Axle Plant
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
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 -
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.
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.
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.
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 :
The powers and duties of officers and employees of different areas depend on the activities and outputs of these departments.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
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NOTE:- Remuneration and Compensation are as per company's guideline.
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.
As such there is no subsidy programme operated by Durgapur Steel Plant.
The Conatct Address Of the PIOS/APIOS and Appellate Authority are as under:
Ms RAJASHREE BANERJEE
DGM(Pers-NW) & PIO
1st Floor,Ispat Bhawan
SHRI SUKANTA BHATTACHARYA
Sr Mgr(Pers-NW) & APIO
Executive Director (P&A)