PIB | 16 Jun, 2022
Union Minister of Steel Ram Chandra Prasad Singh emphasized the
need of supporting and providing the right ecosystem for secondary steel
sector and consumers as target of achieving 300 million tonnes of steel
capacity by the year 2030, in an interaction meet to understand the
challenges faced by the secondary steel sector and steel consumers of
Gujarat steel, held today at Surat, (Gujarat).
The Minister stressed
that all these targets can be achieved only with the active
participation of secondary steel producers and steel consumers. He also
stressed upon the synergy between state and central Govt. policies for
achieving the intended target of ease of doing business.
was attended by South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce, around 50 members of
secondary steel & Steel consumers Association of Gujarat and
officials from Ministry of Steel and Govt. of Gujarat. Role of secondary
steel players in Nation building, provision of various scheme for
secondary steel sector were discussed in the meet.
Representatives of Gujarat Steel sector presented their issues faced by them.
in the day, The Steel Minister also visited Diamond Bourse, World's
Largest Business Complex Established for all Diamond Business
activities under one roof.
The said complex has used around 54000T steel
in the form of TMT bars, all produced by Secondary Steel manufacturers.
The Minister said that this shows that the steel produced by Secondary
Steel producers meeting all the quality requirement of the high rise
buildings and congratulated all the secondary steel players.
advised steel players to take more interest in developing niche steel
products so that country's need can be met indigenously.