[Ferro-Alloys.com] PTI reported that Indian government is working on strengthening the steel ecosystem in Odisha whose steel production is set to cross 100 million tonnes per annum by 2030. Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said “Today Odisha is the highest steel producing state in the country. We are working to strengthen the steel ecosystem in Odisha. By 2030, Odisha’s steel production alone is set to cross 100 million tonne per annum. Odisha is going to be the nerve centre of Mission Purvodaya in steel.’
He said Kalinganagar will be the hub of the clusterisation programme involving entire eastern India. He said“Moving beyond just producing primary steel, we will create an ecosystem of ancilliary, value added products, capital goods with industry participation.’
Mr Pradhan said that with Japan as the partner country, the government is looking forward to make Odisha, the nerve centre of Purvodaya in steel sector. （Source : STRATEGIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE, STEELGURU）
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