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Steel

Mr. G. Mohan Kumar
Secretary

Past Secretaries

D.R.S. Chaudhary

 

Vision

To transform India into a global leader in the steel sector, both as a steel producer as well as a steel consuming nation and to enhance the industry's international competitiveness

Mission

Promoting policies, initiatives and incentives for attaining a national steel production capacity of 142.3 million tonnes by the end of Twelfth Five Year Plan.Streamlining the regulatory environment for enabling optimal steel production; particularly regarding mineral policy and the mine allocation regime, tariff and taxation measures, land allocation and environmental & forest clearances.Promoting the development of infrastructure required for enhancing national steel production through coordinated efforts, particularly in sectors like Railways, Roads, Ports, Power and Water supply.Enhancing domestic demand for steel through promotional efforts and by enlarging the retail network of steel companies.Improving the techno-economic efficiency of operations of steel Ministry's PSUs.

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  • Co-ordination and planning of the growth and development of Iron and Steel Industry in the country (including Re-rolling Mills, Alloy Steel and Ferro Alloy Industries, Refractories) both in the Public and Private Sectors;
  • Formulation of policies in respect of production, pricing, distribution, import and export of iron & steel, ferro alloys and refractories; and
  • Development of input industries relating to iron ore, manganese ore, chrome ore and Refractories etc. , required mainly by the steel industry
  1. To facilitate creation of steel making capacity and growth in steel production
  2. Minitoring performance of commitments made in the MOUs by PSUs
  3. Ensuring adequate availability of raw materials for steel industry from domestic and overseas sources, particularly iron ore and coal by PSUs under the Ministry of Steel
  4. Improving the performance of Iron & Steel industry through R&D; intervention, Quality Control, Export Promotion and Improvements in techno-economic parameters.
  5. To facilitate and monitor mergers, acquisitions and Joint Ventures by the steel ministry PSUs.
  6. Finalisation of New Policy Initiatives
  7. Creating and updating a comprehansive data base for various segments of the steel industry
  8. Human Reource Development in Iron & Steel sector
  9. Proactive steps for environmental enhancement and pollution control
Outcome/ Impact of department/ ministry Jointly responsible for influencing this outcome / impact with the following department (s) / ministry(ies) Success Indicator Unit FY 11/12 FY 12/13 FY 13/14 FY 14/15 FY 15/16
1. Increase in Steel production Ministries/ Departments of Railways, Surface Transport, Ports/Shipping, Power, Mines, Coal, Environment & Forest, State Governments concerned Steel Production Million Tonnes 72 78 82 91 96
2. Increase in Steel making capacity Ministries/ Departments of Railways, Surface Transport, Ports/Shipping, Power, Mines, Coal, Environment & Forest, State Governments concerned Production capacity Million Tonnes 84.8 92 108 113 118
3. Reduction in import of Steel Ministries/ Departments of Railways, Surface Transport, Ports/Shipping, Power, Mines, Coal, Environment & Forest, State Governments concerned Import of finished steel Million Tonnes 6.8 6.0 5.5 5.5 5.0
4. Increase in export of finished steel Ministries/ Departments of Railways, Surface Transport, Ports/Shipping, Power, Mines, Coal, Environment & Forest, State Governments concerned Export of finished steel Million Tonnes 3.64 4.04 4.00 5.00 6.00
5. Increase in consumption of finished steel Ministries/ Departments of Railways, Surface Transport, Ports/Shipping, Power, Mines, Coal, Environment & Forest, State Governments concerned Real consumption of finished steel Million Tonnes 70.00 77.30 85.05 93.60 100

 

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