Mamata Banerjee inaugurates Rs 600-crore Tata Metaliks plant at Kharagpur
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated Phase-I of expansion project of Ductile Iron (DI) Pipe plant of Tata Metaliks at Kharagpur. This Rs 600 crore expansion project will take Company’s Ductile Iron Pipe plant capacity to over 4 lakh tonnes per annum in two phases. Inauguration of this plant is expected to give a major fillip to industrialisation in Bengal.
The new plant is one of the most advanced DI Pipe plants with high levels of automation & robotics to make the operations safe and efficient. This new plant will help the company expand its product range and enhance its presence in the fast-growing water infrastructure space that is witnessing a major thrust by the Govt of India through its Jal Jeevan Mission scheme.
Besides supplying superior quality Pig Iron and Ductile Iron Pipes in domestic and internal markets for several years now, the Company, as a responsible corporate citizen, has been carrying out various community welfare initiatives mainly in Kharagpur in the villages close to its plant. Two of its flagship Welfare projects include TML 300 Schools Project and Jal Se Jeevan. Tata Metaliks also runs a Skill Development Centre at Midnapore to train around 700 youths annually to make them employable.