NMDC officials had earlier said the plant is likely to be commissioned next year.
The Board of Directors ofNMDC Limited approved the demerger of its upcoming three million tonne per annum capacity steel plant in Chhattisgarh, the PSU has said. “The Board of Directors of the company at their meeting held on Thursday the 27th August 2020, inter-alia, have accorded in-principle approval to the proposal to demerge
its NMDC Ironand Steel Plant (NISP), Nagarnar, Chhattisgarh,” NMDC said in a filing with stock exchanges on Friday.
Recently, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel urged the Centre not to privatise the greenfield steel plant
that is coming up in Bastar district. NMDC officials had earlier said the plant is likely to be commissioned next year.