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Steel Authority of India Limited partners with Bengaluru-based startup to pioneer carbon emission reduction in steel production

In a landmark move for the steel industry, SAIL embraces Sentra.world's advanced carbon tracking software to spearhead a sustainable future in steel production, reducing carbon emissions and enhancing environmental conservation.

Our Web Desk Published 01.04.24, 04:37 PM
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SAIL and sentra.world dignitaries Sourced by: TT online

In a move towards a greener future, state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has teamed up with Bengaluru based start-up sentra.world to reduce carbon emissions in steel production, a critical step for environmental conservation.

The collaboration involves using sentra.world's cutting-edge software, designed to track and manage carbon dioxide emissions, at SAIL's Durgapur Steel Plant and its Environment Management Division.

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This tool is set to play a vital role in identifying and implementing strategies to cut down carbon footprints within SAIL's operations, highlighting the company's dedication to eco-friendly practices.

Sentra.world specialises in offering SaaS-based carbon accounting solutions that utilise AI and blockchain technology, enabling industries to understand and reduce their environmental footprint. The platform aims to provide a comprehensive view of emissions, employing various methods for accurate assessments and helping prioritise effective decarbonization strategies.

Through Sentra.world's digital platform, SAIL aims to comprehensively monitor carbon dioxide emissions across various production facilities and sources. The platform employs diverse methodologies to accurately assess emissions while facilitating the prioritization of actionable strategies for decarbonization. This partnership underscores SAIL's commitment to embracing eco-friendly practices and fostering a sustainable future for the steel industry.

Harsh Choudhry, CEO and Co-Founder of Sentra.world, shared his optimism about the venture, emphasising the importance of SAIL's role in the steel sector's move towards zero emissions. "Supporting SAIL on their journey to net zero emissions with our advanced digital platform is a matter of pride for us," he stated.

The partnership also received acknowledgment from SAIL's central and Durgapur plant teams, with special mentions to key figures such as ED Debabrata Dutta, GM Ajanta Sengupta, and Assistant GM Jaydeep Balaso Jadhav, who played significant roles in bringing this initiative to life.

As efforts to decarbonise the global economy gain momentum, this collaboration with SAIL marks a significant step towards minimising the environmental impact of steel production which stands as a key contributor to India's steel production, focusing on innovative and sustainable operations that support both economic development and environmental preservation.

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