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  • Largest steel maker in the country
  • 2nd Largest producer of iron ore in India
  • 2nd Largest mines network in India
  • 5 Integrated plants across India

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is the largest steel-making company in the country. It is fully integrated iron and steel maker, producing both basic and special steels for domestic construction, engineering, power, railway, automotive and defense industries and for sale in export markets. SAIL is also among the seven Maharatnas of the country's Central Public Sector Enterprises.

SAIL produces iron and steel at five integrated plants and three special steel plants, located principally in the eastern and central regions of India and situated close to domestic sources of raw materials, including the Company's iron ore, limestone and dolomite mines.

SAIL's has its own Central Marketing Organisation (CMO) that transacts business through its network of 37 Branch Sales Offices spread across the four regions, 24 Departmental Warehouses, 23 Consignment Agents and 10 Customer Contact Offices.

SAIL has a well-equipped Research and Development Centre for Iron and Steel (RDCIS) at Ranchi which helps to produce quality steel and develop new technologies for the steel industry


Steel Authority of India: A Maharatna


Invests Rs 2,600 crore (US$ 393.3 million) in Rourkela plant for hot rolled coils


Forms joint venture with KIOCL for coke oven battery


India's largest blast furnace starts operating at Rourkela Steel Plant.


Receives 'MoU Excellence Award' for the year 2010-11 for the 9th consecutive year from Hon’ble Prime Minister


To set up steel plant in Indonesia


Ties up with Swiss firm to develop high strength steel


Bags FICCI Annual Award 2006-07 for its outstanding achievement in the category of Rural & Community Development Initiatives


Updated: June, 2014

India became world's third largest crude steel producer in 2017.