GODAWARI POWER & ISPAT LTD (A BSE & NSE listed venture) is an Integrated Steel Plant comprising manufacturing facilities for IRON ORE PELLETS, SPONGE IRON (DRI), MS BILLETS, FERRO ALLOYS & MS WIRES.. GPIL has power generation facilities which cater to the in-house demands and the surplus is exported to National Grid. It is the first Company of Central India which came up with an IPO, which received an overwhelming response from the market.
GPIL has become the first company in Chhattisgarh to be awarded the Integrated Management System Certification by reputed accreditation bodies under following compliances:
- ISO 9001:2008 FOR Quality Management System
- ISO:14001:2004 for Environment Management System
- OHSAS ISO:18001:2007 for Occupational Health & Safety
To become one of the most competitive integrated steel plants with diversified products, a power to be reckoned with as a dominant leader in wire segment contributing substantially in meeting consumers needs, creating shareholders value and spearheading to be a leader in global wire segment market, pari pasu with powering India’s growth to serve community and the nation in the decades to come.
Godawari Power & Ispat Ltd. was incorporated as Ispat Godawari Ltd. in 1999. The commercial operations began in 2001 by commissioning the first Sponge Iron plant .GPIL undertook the first phase of its expansion plan in 2004 for sponge iron (1,30,000 tonnes), steel billets (1,00,000 tonnes) and captive power generation (10 MW).
This included setting up new facilities to manufacture ferro alloys (16,500 tonnes) and HB wire (60,000 tonnes), the first big step towards moving up the value chain.
This phase entails expansion of sponge iron capacity (by 2,60,000 tonnes), steel billets (2,00,000 tonnes) and captive power generating capacity (by 25 MW).
Over the last few years, the company has scaled up its capacity five fold and is today the third largest producer of coal based sponge iron in India.
GPIL’s first WRBH captive power plant (7 MW) also became the first one in the world to be registered with CDM Executive Board for entitlement of carbon credits under the Kyoto Protocol. GPIL is the licensed power trader by CEPL and is a member of INDIAN ENERGY EXCHANGE (IEX).
GPIL has achieved about 75% recovery of waste heat from flue gas of sponge iron kiln and utilization of same heat to produce steam. The steam is further utilized to generate power. These activities are examples of GPIL’s greater concern towards the environment and society, vitalized by above stated process R&Ds.
In GPIL, environment management involves a comprehensive programme to improve and sustain eco-friendly operations to serve all consumers and stakeholders.
Being an ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) company, GPIL adheres all necessary environmental compliances in the field of:
- Solid Waste
- Fugitive dust
- Education and training