Centre may make domestic steel use binding for Govt projects power-sector-news

Centre may make domestic steel use binding for Govt projects

 

NEW DELHI . The Centre is planning to come up with a policy under which it will be mandatory to use locally manufactured steel for all infrastructure and construction projects of the government. 
 
"Talks are going on with concerned ministries for introduction of policy to make it mandatory to use India made steel for all infrastructure and construction projects of the government," Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said during meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee. 
 
The meeting was on initiatives taken by the steel ministry to enhance demand and production of steel and status of completion of projects by PSUs. 
 
"...We are exploring new avenues for usage of steel like steel bridges, containers, water tanks and crash barriers and so on. We have spoken to different central and state governments to enhance usage of steel. Many steps were taken by the government in last few months, to provide a level-playing field to Indian steel producers," The steel minister said.Millennium post


Posted Date :  17-01-17

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