-SARDA group took over Raipur Alloys & Steel Limited (earlier called as Raipur Wires & Steel Ltd ), a sick and closed unit with a vision to become one of the major steel producers with total Integration.
-As its first step towards expansion, SARDA group commissioned an ARC Furnace producing Ingots with 10T Capacity.
-CCM(Continuous Casting Machine)/BCM (Billet Casting Machine) was installed in 1984. Among Mini Steel Plants, Raipur Wires and Steel Ltd was the 4th player in India to implement BCM.
-Raipur Alloys was among the first company in MP&CG States to implement an Automated Oxygen Lancing Plant to feed Oxygen in Arc furnace.
-Raipur Alloys was the first company in MP&CG States to implement an automated UHP (Ultra High Power) Furnace of 25 TPD and LRF (Ladle Refining Furnace) of 25 TPD .
-As a part of Group's Green Policy, Sarda group had initiated Forestry and Plantation activities over 800 acres in Kharora over a barren land in 1981 under its another closely held company 'Chhattisgarh Investments Ltd'.
-First Sponge Iron Plant of 2x100 TPD was commissioned with SIL technology.
-30*2 MW captive power plant was commissioned under its group company Chattisgarh Electricity Company Limited (CECL) along with 2*9 MVA closed top Ferro alloys furnaces. RASL also commenced production of its 2*6T Induction Furnace.
-RASL was first in the region to realize the potential of IT and had implemented software systems since 1993, In order to support its growth strategy, SEML implemented its first Integrated Oracle based ERP solution.
-As part of its CSR and Waste Management Initiatives, RASL started its Fly Ash brick Plant with a capacity to manufacture 100K Bricks PA utilizing the fly ash waste generated from its Power Plant In the same year, CECL increased its Ferro alloys capacity to 5*9 MVA Furnaces.
-RASL commenced its Iron Ore Mines production at Rajnandgaon (Dongarbore), India. RASL augmented its Sponge Iron capacity by commissioning another 500 TPD kiln .
-RASL achieved QMS certification of ISO 9001:2000. CECL was the largest importer of Manganese Ore in India.
-RASL achieved the coveted Export Star House Status from Govt of India..
-On 2nd August 2007, RASL and CECL was merged to form SEML .
-Company name has been changed from Raipur Alloys & Steel Ltd to Sarda Energy & Minerals Ltd
-SEML has recently commenced its captive Coal Mines production at Raigarh, CG. INDIA.