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Detail of GEF Project #1240

GEF Project ID1240
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRemoval of Barriers to Energy Efficiency Improvement in the Steel Rerolling Mill Sector
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
Pipeline Entry Date2000-07-27
PDF-B Approval Date2000-12-14
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2004-02-11
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-04-12
Project Completion Date2010-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Steel
DescriptionThis project seeks to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by providing technical assistance to small and medium-sized steel rerolling mills in India that will enable them to adopt more energy efficient and environmentally friendly technologies. For capacity building and information dissemination, the Ministry of Steel will establish a center for training, information and capacity strengthening on a sustained basis. It will also develop institutional linkages with energy-service companies for providing off-the-shelf technologies from international equipment vendors. These actions, together with investment support provided by the Banking Sector are expected to result in a transformed and efficient steel re-rolling sector.
Implementation Status• Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manual and M&E Training manual have been submitted by M/s Ernst & Young (E&Y). A Pilot Test conducted by M/s E&Y at M/s Ludhiana steels. • Roll Pass Design (RPD) Software procured from M/s Morgardshammer, Sweden. and installed at Technology Information Resource & Facilitation Centre (TIRFAC). RPD training program held for PMC executives and model unit representatives from 25th to 29th June 2007. • Contract for cluster mapping of SRRM sector awarded to M/s PCRA and the activity is under progress. • Portable Process Control & Automation System has been removed from M/s Bhambri Steel Private Limited. Feasibility study of reheating furnaces for suitability for installation in the furnaces of M/s Ludhiana Steel, M/s Dhiman Iron & Steels and M/s K L Rathi Steels taken up. • Design of web portal is under progress and presentation given by M/s Comm-IT Solutions. A draft report for initial data bank has been submitted by M/s See-Tech Solution Pvt. Ltd. • Implementation of 5S is under final stage at 4 model units in Mandi Gobindgarh cluster. • Resident Mission (South) has been set up at JPC Regional Office, Chennai. • Selection of additional model units is under progress.
PDF B Amount
280,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,750,000 USD
GEF Grant
7,030,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
25,170,000 USD
Project Cost
32,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
564,280 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
6,750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
25,110,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
32,140,000 USD
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