Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL), a joint venture company of MMTC, and IPICOL and Odisha Mining Corporation, has commissioned its automated Basic Oxygen Furnace shop.

NINL Managing Director S.P. Patnaik said with production of steel billet now, it has become a full-fledged integrated steel plant. Director (Finance) S.P. Padhi said the production of value added product like billet as compared to pig iron, would give much better sales realisations.