Company History

We started over three decades back, with a firm desire to excel, to equip ourselves with state-of-art technologies, know-how, best management and engineering skills.

Mideast Integrated Steel Ltd. (MISL) belongs to one of the fastest growing business groups in India the MESCO STEEL GROUP which has business interests in steel to airlines.

Incorporated in 1992 with assets in coastal Odisha in eastern India

Secured the Roida iron ore mining lease in the prime iron ore belt of Odisha in1996.

Joined hands with Stemcor, UK, for a strategic alliance in marketing and financing in 2004.

Pig iron plant at Jajpur successfully commissioned in 2005 – since operating uninterrupted.

The first company in India to have technical collaboration with CMIEC now known as Sino Steel, China.

Negligible debt to equity ratio makes us essentially debt free – only company of this size in Iron and Steel business in the country.


Mr. Jitendra Kumar Singh, Chairman Emeritus

Mr. J. K. Singh is specialized in metallurgy, with a graduation from Yale University, USA in 1966. He is the founder promoter of the MESCO group. He is a driving force behind a host of companies in the MESCO group and the man on whose vision this group is established. MESCO has gone from strength to strength under his able business guidance and entrepreneurship

Mrs. Rita Singh, Chairperson cum MD

A Science graduate, Mrs. Rita Singh has earned many laurels and brought recognition to the MESCO group. She has won the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award, for the "Best Woman Entrepreneur of the decade". She was also the first lady member on the Board of Trade, Govt. of India's highest body for trade and commerce, advising the then Prime Minister, Chairperson of the Council of Leather Exports and Chairperson of FDDI under Ministry of Commerce.

Mrs. Natasha Singh Sinha, Director Finance

Mrs. Natasha Singh Sinha holds a B. A. (Economics) degree and having more than 20 years experience. She is currently working as Director – Finance and has been successfully managing the company. She is also actively associated with the aviation, shipping & mines businesses of the group.

Mr. Purna Chandra Sahu, Joint Managing Director

Shri P. C. Sahu, a metallurgy graduate from NIIT Rourkela and a post graduate from NIIT Durgapur joined Steel Authority of India Limited, Durgapur Steel Plant in 1969 and rosed to the position of Executive Director (Projects)/ Executive Director (Works) in the same plant. He retired from the service in the year 2007. During his tenure at Durgapur Steel Plant his major contribution was concept to commissioning of steel melting complex consisting of hot metal mixture, 3 no of state of the art BOF convertor, 1 VAD unit, 2 no of Six Strands Billet Caster, and taking over the entire operation of plant for stabilization. Further during the tenure ED (Projects) the state of the art 4 strand bloom caster along with ladle heating furnace was commissioned. An excellent work culture through various HR interventions was established.

He was also the Board Member of NSPCL (Joint Venture of NTPC and SAIL), during 2005-2007. In March’2008, He Joined Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) as Joint Managing Director and elevated to the post of Managing Director in March’2010. During the tenure the capacity utilization was maximize and various techno-economic parameters were improved as a result NINL notched-up best annual and monthly performance during 2009-2010. ISO 9000:2008 was certified during August’2009 and various operating parameters maintenance procedures were standardized.

Mr. Hanumantha Rao Ravipati, Executive Director

Mr. H. R. Rao holds a B. E. Mining from Jodhpur University and M. Sc. Mining Planning from Banaras University. He has also done I and II Class Mines Manager Certificate of Competency Board of Mining Examinations, DGMS, Dhanbad. He has more than 42 years of work experience in mining like worked in the deepest mines of the World i.e. Kolar Gold Mines, Development of virgin limestone deposit into a producing mines of 1.8 million tonnes per annum, started Manganese Mines and River Sand as a captive Source for RINL/VSP thus saving about Rs. 2.00 crores per annum. Commissioned the Captive Mines of RINL/VSP and rectified the construction defects and obtaining of forest clearance etc. He was last served as Executive Director (Mines) of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited.

Mr. Sanjiv Batra, Non Executive Independent Director

Mr. Sanjiv Batra holds a B. Tech (Electrical) from IIT, New Deli and MBA from Delhi University. He has also done a certification course on International trade from IIFT. He has more than 40 years of work experience in public and private sector in marketing, strategic planning, business diversification, policy formulation for import and export of commodities, supply chain, Management and logistics and promoting trade related infrastructure. He last served MMTC Limited as CMD. He was instrumental in leading transformation of MMTC into an integrated conglomerate following public private partnership route. He is also director on the Board of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange of India (NCDEX), Mumbai.

Mr. Debi Prasad Bagchi, Non Executive Independent Director

Mr. Bagchi holds a Master Degree of Arts in Economics and an M. Phil in Public Administration. He is having a deep knowledge of the administrative services in the State of Odisha, especially in the steel & mining sector. He has held prestigious positions of authority like Additional Secretary, Commerce – Government of India; Secretary, Ministry of Small Scale Industry – Government of India; Chief Secretary – Government of Odisha, etc., Mr. Bagchi was also the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Odisha Lift Irrigation Corporation and Managing Director of Odisha Mining Development Corporation Limited.

Mr. Madhukar, Non Executive Independent Director

Mr. Madhukar holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Law. He did professional programs in Project Management and Human Resource Development etc. from IIM Ahmadabad, IIM Kolkata, IMI New Delhi and he is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). Mr. Madhukar's banking career spans over 37 years and covers every major dimension of banking operations, both in India as well as overseas.

From 1990 to 1996 he served as the Managing Director of the State Bank International Limited, Mauritius. In 1997, he was appointed Senior General Manager at SBI Capital Markets. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the Chief General Manager, New Delhi Circle at SBI; and in 2000 to 2001, as Managing Director of State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur. In 2003-2004, he was appointed Chairman & Managing Director at the Industrial Investment Bank of India Ltd. (IIBI).

He held concurrent charge from 2001-2004 as Chairman & Managing Director at United Bank of India and was responsible for the remarkable turnaround of the bank from being a loss-making bank to a profit-making success, without any additional financial assistance from the Government of India. He has also served as Whole Time Member of Securities and Exchange Board of India.

Mr. Nandanandan Mishra, Non Executive Independent Director

Mr. Nandanandan Mishra, Ex Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, belongs to the 1966 cadre of the Indian Revenue Service and has over 36 years of rich and experience in various critical portfolios in public sector administration. During his last tenure, he was the Director General of Income Tax (Administration) and was responsible for streamlining long term strategic plan in relation to internal inspection, reviewing tax payer service programmes and manage delinquent accounts. He has participated in various Committees in the Government and has successfully piloted a restructuring plan for the Income Tax Department in India, which is considered as a key innovation in Civil Service management in India.

Mr. Dipak Chatterjee, Non Executive Independent Director

Mr. Dipak Chatterjee holds degree of M.Sc. Economics from University College of Swansea, Wales, U. K. , M. Sc. Physics (1st) and B.Sc. Physics (1st). He joined the IAS in 1966 and served in different assignment with the Government of India and State Government of West Bengal. He also served as India’s Ambassador to European Union, Belgium & Luxemburg at Brussels. He also served as Advisor in the rank of permanent Secretary to the Minister of Commerce and Industry and was permanent Secretary, Department of Commerce, Department of Mines and Minerals, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals.

Currently, he is on the board of United Stock Exchange of India Limited and Power Trading Corporation of India.


MISL currently operates two 389 cubic meters Blast Furnaces in its plant at Kalinga Nagar, Odisha and the hot metal is cast as Pig Iron. Its Roida mines produce high quality iron ore. MISL’s main products are Iron Ore fines, Calibrated Lump Ore and Pig Iron. MISL has now embarked on a major expansion at its plant. The expansion is consistent with the company’s philosophy of becoming one of India’s major fully integrated steel companies. The current expansion plan is to take the finished steel capacity to 3.5 million tonnes in 2 phases. The finished products will be wire rods and rebars.

Grades & Chemical Composition of Pig Iron manufactured by MIS

BF Trade Grade Carbon Si Mn Ph S
BF MISL B Steel 3.8 - 4.2 0.8 - 1.25 0.40 0.12 Max 0.060 Max
BF MISL FG1 Foundry 3.8 - 4.2 1.5 - 1.99 0.4 - 0.7 0.12 Max 0.050 Max
BF MISL FG2 Foundry 3.8 - 4.2 2.00 - 2.50 0.5 - 0.8 0.12 Max 0.050 Max
BF MISL FG3 Foundry 3.8 - 4.2 2.5 - 3.0 0.5 - 0.8 0.12 Max 0.050 Max
BF MISL SPL Foundry 3.8 - 4.2 3.0+ 0.5 - 0.8 0.12 Max 0.050 Max

Apart from pig iron, we also produce

Pig Iron Scrap

  • PCM / Runner
  • Plates
  • Fines Fresh
  • LRS
  • Boulders
  • Pig Iron Pencil / Broken
  • Pig Iron Chips
  • LRS Fines
  • PCM Dust Fines

Iron Ore Calibrated Lump Ores

  • Sponge grade: 8" - 13" mm
  • Blast Furnace grade: 10" - 30" mm
  • Iron Ore Fines
  • Over Burden
  • Screened Lump
  • Screened CLO

Coke Breeze

Granulated Slag

Lime Slurry

The traditional approach of demand-availability-shortfall is no longer valid in a globalized market scenario. MISL plans to enter the new market with Stemcors strategic strength in the export market and by offering quality products at competitive prices. MISL also has ample opportunity to access the potential domestic steel market with products like bars, rods and slabs.

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Mideast Integrated Steel Ltd. (MISL) was incorporated in 1992 with assets in coastal Odisha in eastern India. It secured the Roida iron ore mining lease in the prime iron ore belt of Odisha in1996.

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Mesco Tower, 3915 Lewis Road,
Kedar Gouri Square,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha-751014.
Tel : 0674-2433121/24, 2432755/59
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