Technical session for improving the industry


Ministry of Steel


Steel Ministry will hold deliberations among key stakeholders to further the growth of Indian Steel industry by arriving at a strategy to make the sector vibrant, efficient, environment friendly and globally competitive.

It is organizing the industry conference on 23 September 2019 “Chintan Shivir”: Towards a Vibrant, Efficient and Globally Competitive Indian Steel Sector”

A day long ‘Chintan Shivir’ is to discuss opportunities of enhancing competitiveness of the sector, facilitate capacity expansion and technology adoption as well as augment demand for both domestic consumption and exports.

Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari and Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Steel and Steel secretary Binoy Kumar, would be participating in the Inaugural Session.

Keeping in mind the key focus areas for the sector, various technical sessions have been crafted accordingly for the day.

The first technical session on “Facilitating domestic capacity expansion with special reference to Secondary Steel Sector” will comprise of key stakeholders of the Secondary Steel Sector.

This session will capture the opportunities & challenges in the sector and discuss upon how it can support the capacity expansion aligned to the targets of National Steel Policy 2017.

The second session on the theme “Demand Generation, enhancing usage in various sectors” would focus on the demand drivers, defining the growth dynamics of Indian Steel Industry.

The session will witness participation of stakeholders both from users as well as the steel producers. The third session on “Making India a hub for High Grade Steel” would deal with the challenges and opportunities pertaining to indigenous development of high-grade steel.

The conference will witness participation from policy makers, bureaucrats, steel PSUs, integrated steel producers, secondary steel producers, infrastructure developers, equipment manufacturers, user organizations & associations, academicians, secondary steel associations, logistics suppliers, steel consultants, among others.

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry is partnering the Ministry in organizing the conference.


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