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Jan 11, 2019
Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' a casualty as steel, auto firms spar over sourcing; minister seeks relaxation in import rulesThe steel ministry in August announced stringent import rules for some high-grade steel products that are sourced by carmakers from countries such as Japan and South Korea but not yet manufactured in India.
Oct 24, 2018
Mineral block auction: Government planning to put single window clearance system in placeEarlier, the steel ministry had said that it was totally in favour of a single window system.
Sep 19, 2018
Govt considers raising import duty on some steel products to 15% from current 5-12.5% to support rupeeIn the three months to end-June, India became a net steel importer for the first time in two years, with foreign supplies reaching 2.1 million tonnes, up 15 percent from a year earlier, according to official data.
Jul 17, 2018
Steel ministry announces pension scheme for CPSEs; move to benefit about 1.5 lakh employeesThe pension scheme is estimated to cost an additional financial burden of Rs 540 crore.
Jul 10, 2018
Steel minister directs SAIL to take steps to free land from encroachers in different parts of countrySteel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh during a meeting with officials of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) expressed serious concern over encroachment of land in different plants and units of SAIL in the country
May 17, 2018
Plans afoot to set up 20 vehicle scrap centres, says steel secretary Aruna SharmaThe proposed vehicle scrapping policy for mandatory disposal of more than 20-year old commercial vehicles will go for the Cabinet nod soon
Apr 04, 2018
India pips Japan to become second largest crude steel maker in FebruaryAttributed the growth in steel production to the right policies undertaken by the Modi government, Nikunj Turakhia, president, Steel Users Federation of India (Sufi) said
Jan 18, 2018
Budget 2018: Secondary steel makers demand removal of import duty on scrapSecondary steel industry body All India Induction Furnaces Association (AIIFA) has urged the government to remove 2.5 percent import duty on steel melting scrap in the upcoming budget.
May 04, 2017
New Steel Policy to boost domestic products use, invest Rs 10 lakh cr to up capacity to 300 mn t by 2030The policy is applicable to all government tenders where price bid is yet to be opened.
Jan 11, 2017
Steel policy proposes to boost coking coal supply, 300mt outputThe Steel Ministry has sought comments on the draft from stakeholders, public and others by January 23.