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Project work of the State-of-the-art Sewage Treatment Facility of SAIL, Rourkela Steel progressing swiftly

Project work of the State-of-the-art Sewage Treatment Facility of SAIL, Rourkela Steel progressing swiftly

The project work of the State-of-the-art Sewage Treatment facility (STF) being set up by SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) for the Steel Township is progressing rapidly. The cutting edge facility is capable of handling 30 million liters per day (MLD) of sewage water. This major initiative, taken as per the advice of State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) aims at addressing environmental concerns and improving the quality of life in the Steel Township. The cost of the project is approximately Rs. 96 crore.

Notably, RSP has signed a comprehensive contract in June 2023 with a consortium comprising M/s B G Patel and M/s Oasis EPC Solution Limited for the above project. The contract covers the installation, commissioning, and a 5-year operation and maintenance agreement for the state-of-the-art facility. The STF will handle the entire sewage water generated in the Steel township. The cutting-edge sewage treatment plant will utilize the latest Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology for water processing. The project is expected to be completed by May, 2025.

It is noteworthy that RSP has undertaken the initiative to completely overhaul the sewage treatment system, reiterating its commitment to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all residents of the RSP Township.

The flagship project is being executed under the leadership of Mr. Atanu Bhowmick, Director In-charge and Mr. Tarun Misra, ED (P&A) with the additional charge of Projects by the Project Department of RSP. Messers Mecon Ltd. is the Consultant of the project while the user departments are Town Engineering and Town Services. The work is being executed by the dedicated team comprising Mr. A N Mishra, CGM (Projects), Mr. S K Das, GM (Projects), Mr. B K Jojo, GM In-charge, Town Engineering, Mr. Mangal Oram, GM, Town Engineering (Water Supply), Mr. V K Yadav, DGM (Projects) and Mr. B Mallik, GM (Town Services).

This ambitious endeavor signifies SAIL’s commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship. The revamped sewage treatment infrastructure is expected to enhance the quality of water resources, reduce pollution, and create a healthier and better environment for the residents of the Steel Township.

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