Steel: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Atal Tunnel: 9,000 tonnes of steel supplied by SAIL

On October 3, 2020, PM Modi is to inaugurate the Atal Tunnel, the world longest high-altitude tunnel. It is the world’s longest tunnel to be located above the altitude of 10,000 feet (3,000 feet). About the Tunnel The tunnel is 9.02 km long. The tunnel reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km. ..

GoI: Anti-Dumping Duty imposed on steel from China, South Korea and Vietnam

The Government of India recently imposed anti-dumping duty on the steel imported from China, South Korea and Vietnam. Highlights The duty has been imposed on steel products that are imported from these countries below its associated normal value. This is causing the dumping and leads to unfair trade in India. The issue was found by ..

India to partner with Japan to implement ‘Purvodaya’ scheme

Purvodaya is a scheme to develop the steel sector in eastern India by creating an integrated steel hub in the eastern region. Recently Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan attended the workshop on “Enabling Procedures for Increase of Steel Usage for the Growth of Economy” at Bhubaneswar in partnership with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ..

‘Purvodaya’ will be launched on 11th January 2020

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday, 11th January 2020 will launch ‘Purvodaya’ which is in line with the vision of Prime Minister of India for focused development of Eastern States of India. The launch event will take place at The Oberoi Grand hotel in Kolkata. Purvodaya is ..

What is Ispati Irada?

Ispati Irada is a collaborative branding campaign launched by the Ministry of Steel during a Chintan Shivir organized on 23rd September 2019 by the Ministry. Ispati Irada campaign is launched for understanding the important role that the core sector of the steel industry can play in realizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of $5 Trillion ..