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chaudhary birender singh

Union steel minister offers to resign from Cabinet

The announcement was made by the minister and senior Haryana leader at his official residence in the national capital.

15 Apr 2019 3:39 AM

India's steel demand to grow by over 7 pc in 2019, 2020: Indian Steel Association

The association forecast that India's steel consumption is likely to cross 100 million tonnes mark in 2019.

10 Apr 2019 4:44 PM

Steel scrap policy to be unveiled soon

The Union Cabinet is scheduled to consider the steel scrap policy later next week.

16 Feb 2019 1:54 AM

India talks to US on steel import levy

“It will have to focus on value addition and production as per country’s requirements,” according to an Assocham.

15 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

India's finished steel export slumps over 25 per cent in April

The country had exported 0.746 MT finished steel during the same month a year ago.

03 Jun 2018 2:03 PM


Govt to file dispute with WTO if US rejects exemptions: sources

India exported less than 1 million tonnes of steel to the US in 2017.

23 Apr 2018 5:37 PM

Steel companies have to sustain by being competitive: Birender Singh

Six guiding principles contained in progress report lay foundation for taking tangible policy actions to reduce excess steel capacity.

02 Dec 2017 6:02 PM

Steel Minister warns senior officials, says no laxity will be tolerated

The minister had earlier said that steel PSUs are not holy cows and should step out of their comfort zone.

06 Sep 2017 7:42 PM

India eyes No. 2 spot in steel buseness

The minister pointed that India became second largest stainless steel producer in the world in 2016 leaving Japan behind.

24 May 2017 12:55 AM

Steel, homes under PM Awas Yojna for just Rs 2 lakh: Minister

Singh said India aims to take its steel production capacity to 300 MT by 2030-31 at a cost of Rs 10 lakh crore.

23 May 2017 6:22 PM


SAIL, ArcelorMittal JV may be finalised this month

SAIL and ArcelorMittal have inked pact to set up a Rs 5,000 crore auto-grade steel plant.

23 May 2017 3:53 PM

Steel PSUs not holy cows, must compete with pvt players: Steel Minister

Till February, Rs 64,986 cr have been spent by SAIL towards modernisation and expansion, mines and related schemes.

19 May 2017 5:48 PM

India ready to discuss on MIP issue with WTO

MIP was notified as an emergency measure as other trade remedial measures are time consuming.

21 Feb 2017 3:16 PM

Steel Ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod on new policy

India's per capita steel consumption at 61 kg is much lower than the global average of 208 kg.

07 Feb 2017 4:11 PM

Note ban will bring positive economic changes: Steel Minister

Singh also said that with cash back in circulation, the initial hardships faced by people have been eased.

30 Jan 2017 2:47 PM