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About Me

I, Satyendra Kumar Sarna, am associated with the steel industry since 1965 (over 54 years).  I have worked in integrated steel plants for 40 years. During this long period of association, I was associated with all the aspects and all the areas (from cradle to gate) of the steel industry which includes site selection for greenfield plants, designs (from concept to commissioning), project, operation, process control, maintenance, failure analysis, all levels of management, quality control, research and development (R&D), safety and environment management, area of waste utilization, technical audit/evaluation of the plants, and training and development etc.  
I contributed a lot in the turnarounds of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) during the period 2000 -2003 and Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) during the period 2003-2006. During my tenure as executive director (works) at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), RINL achieved above rated capacity production and specific consumptions at level of international norms.
I am a metallurgist who uses his thorough theoretical knowledge of metallurgy into practice. I have led from front several projects at Bokaro Steel Plant, VSP and NINL. These projects had helped these plants in enhancing operational performance.

Major Achievements

Introduction of several new technologies in the country such as production of TMT reinforcement bars, tall batteries with dry quenching of coke, bell less top equipment for blast furnaces, cast house slag granulation, and high speed fully automated continuous multi-line rolling mills and many more.

Development of systems and procedures, cost sheets, process charts for the production of a large numbers of special steels at RINL.

Introduction of systems and procedures and cost sheets at NINL.

Debottlenecking of the plants and solving of several technological issues at VSP and NINL.

Introduced several changes in processes at VSP and NINL for reducing specific consumptions of raw materials, energy, refractories, and water as well as improving waste utilization.

Implementation of ISO 9000, ISO 14000, and OHSAS 18000 group of standards and TQM at VSP (RINL).

By involving me in your plant improvements

You gain

Knowledge and experience

Possibility of covering complete plant under a single consultant

Dedication and hard work

Cost effective and easy to implement solutions

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