Ministry of Steel in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a workshop on Monday focusing on fostering steel usage in Railways and Defence sectors.
The aim of the workshop is to have an in-depth discussion with the Railways and Defence sector to identify gaps and opportunities available in the supply of Steel and Steel Products.
Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be the Chief Guest and his deputy Faggan Singh Kulaste will be the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
The Workshop will focus on present and future requirement of Steel and Steel Products across Railways, Army, Navy and Air Force and long term perspective plan of the user sectors with special reference to the requirement of steel.
It will also mull over challenges faced in procuring steel domestically, quantity of steel being imported by Railways and Defence currently and reason for imports and capabilities of Indian iron and steel industry in meeting the present demand, future expansion plans, manufacturing and R and D capabilities for developing new products.