Ministry of Steel to organize a workshop to foster steel usage in Railways

The aim of the workshop is to provide an in-depth discussion with the Railways and Defence sector to identify gaps and opportunities available in the supply of Steel and Steel Products.
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Updated: Feb 14, 2020 06:42:02 pm

Ministry of Steel to organize a workshop to foster steel usage in Railways

14 February 2020 Current Affairs:Ministry of Steel along with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is to organize a workshop on 17 February 2020 in New Delhi. The workshop will focus on fostering steel usage in the Railways and Defence sectors. 

Aim:
The aim of the workshop is to provide an in-depth discussion with the Railways and Defence sector to identify gaps and opportunities available in the supply of Steel and Steel Products.  

The Workshop will focus on the following points:
♦ Present & Future requirement of Steel and Steel Products across Railways, Army, Navy and Air Force.
♦ Long term perspective plan of the user sectors with special reference to the requirement of steel.
♦ Challenges faced in procuring steel domestically.
♦ Quantity of steel being imported by Railways and Defence currently and reason for imports.
♦ Capabilities of Indian iron and steel industry in meeting the present demand, future expansion plans, manufacturing and R&D capabilities for developing new products.
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