Kalinganagar: Taking a leap further, Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL), based at Kalinganagar in Odisha’s Jajpur district, dispatched the first consignment of liquid Oxygen to an Odisha based company on 22.01.14. Jt. Managing Director G S Gill flagged off the oxygen loaded vehicle where other senior officials of the company were also present like C K Podder–Executive Director (HR/IR), J P Mohapatra–DGM (Commercial) and S Rout from Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation of India (MMTC).
In the first lot, 16 tonne of liquid gas was dispatched to Noble Gas Ltd. NINL commissioned its 412 tonne capacity Oxygen plant in the month of March 2013. The company, promoted by govt. agencies, uses 95% of its produced gas for internal consumption in the Steel Melting Shop and Blast Furnace while the rest are used for commercial purpose.