ESL is an integrated steel producer with a greenfield manufacturing facility in Bokaro, Jharkhand, India, which is currently commissioned at a capacity of 2.5 MT per annum. The facility primarily consists of sinter plants, coke oven, blast furnaces, oxygen plant, basic oxygen furnaces, billet caster, wire rod mill, bar mill, ductile iron pipes plant and a power plant.

The company's product range includes pig iron, billets, TMT bars, wire rods and ductile iron pipes. It recently introduced its rebranded product range in the market under three new brands, V-DUCPIPE for DI pipes, V-XEGA for TMT bars and V-WIRRO for wire rods.

ESL has established excellence in every stage of production by bringing international expertise and solutions from reputed manufacturers. The company is expanding horizons and pushing boundaries, both in its existing and future endeavours while providing continuous growth, profit and prosperity to all its stakeholders.


Vedanta Chairman Message.

Vedanta Chairman Message.

“I believe that our journey to an Atmanirbhar Bharat is truly underway. India’s rise as an economic superpower will be the headline of the next decade. Our natural resources and human resources are its foundation. At Vedanta, we will make in India for the world while achieving sustainability for society and Mother Earth. An exciting future is unfolding. Let us all play our part in it.”

Mr. Anil Agarwal,

Chairman Vedanta Group


ESL CEO Message.

ESL CEO Message.

“We aim to be one of the leaders in the Indian steel industry and a catalyst to India's journey of self-reliance by setting higher benchmarks in every aspect; with customer centricity and safety at the core of our operations. With our continuous focus on the 5Ps - People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace & Partnership, our organization offers a diverse portfolio of world-class products and services. Our people practices are built on diversity and inclusion, nurturing industry leaders, fostering a high-performance ethos, prioritizing safety, and upholding sustainability. ESL is your trusted progress partner, offering expertise, commitment, and collaborative values. With this, we aspire to be high-grade, low-cost and green steel producer, building a sustainable future for all our stakeholders, especially for the communities around us.”

Mr. Ashish Kumar Gupta

Chief Executive Officer


To be a global leader in high-grade, low-cost steel production, building a sustainable future for all stakeholders and shaping India's self-reliance journey.


  • | To be a strong steel arm of Vedanta business, with an increased contribution to India's GDP.
  • | To Help India achieve crude-steel production capacity of 300 MTPA.
  • | To Stay committed to our ESG journey and Sustainable Development Goals, while optimising operations by harnessing greener ways of making steel.
  • | To be a caring & responsible organization, remain focused on the 5 Ps - People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership.
  • | To Set new global benchmarks in steel production with leading-edge technology, digitalisation and innovation-led business.


Our values of safety, trust, entrepreneurship, innovation, excellence, integrity, respect and care form the core of our business.

  • Trust
  • Innovation
  • Care
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Respect


Board of Directors


Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ashish Kumar Gupta has been the CEO & Whole Time Director of ESL Steel Limited since 1st Oct 2022.

With an overall experience of 28 years, he has worked with leading organizations Like Tata Steel and TMILL (Subsidiary of Tata Steel) as the Managing Director. He has extensive experience in Operations- Maintenance Technology, Safety, SPC and TQM in India and abroad.

Mr. Ashish is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee (1993 batch) and has completed the General Management Program from XLRI, Jamshedpur and CEDEP (INSEAD), France.

He joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1993 and worked in various positions in steel plant operations from 1993 to 2008. He was the Head of Operations and Maintenance in Cold Rolling Mill from 2002 to 2008. This was followed by a stint as Financial Controller (Head, Business Analysis), in the Flat Products division, from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2017, he managed the logistics for Tata Steel.

He has worked in the capacity of a Managing Director for TMILL (Tata Steel JV), Chairman of TKM India and ISL, Dubai, which are subsidiaries of TMILL in areas of Freight, forwarding and Shipping, respectively. He was also a Board Member of Tata NYK, Singapore.

Mr. Arun Misra

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Thomas Mathew T

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Subodh Kumar Rai

Non-Executive Independent Director

Ms. Poovannan Sumathi

Non-Executive Woman Director

Key Managerial Personnel


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