Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates ‘Conference of Ministers of Industry/Mines/Steel of State Governments’ in New Delhi
The Union Minister for Steel and Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated the “Conference of Ministers of Industry/Mines/Steel of State Governments “in New Delhi on 15 November 2022. The Conference has been organised by the Union Ministry of Steel.
Speaking on the occasion the minister said that India has made remarkable progress in the steel sector in the last 8 years. He said that the country which was earlier a net importer of the steel has now become a net exporter and is also the second largest producer of steel in the world after China.
On 28 October 2022 the Prime Minister while inaugurating the ArcelorMittal Nippon steel plant in Hazira had said that the government intends to double the production of crude steel to 300 million tonnes per annum in the next 9 to 10 years.
Chairpersons/CMDs of PSUs under Ministry of Steel, representatives from the State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Goa participated in the Conference. The Union Ministries of Mines, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Coal, NITI Aayog also participated in the Conference.
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