The Union Minister of Steel & Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia recently chaired a meeting of the two Advisory Committees formed for Integrated Steel Plants and the Secondary Steel industry. The meeting also saw the Minister of State for Steel and Rural Development, Faggan Singh Kulaste. The Committee has eminent members of the steel industry, associations, academia and senior retired officials from the Government.
The purpose of forming Advisory Committees is to ensure active participation of stakeholders to listen to the issues and possible course of action directly from the stakeholders, which will ensure the success of the steel sector.
In the first meeting, it was decided that these Committees will deliberate on the issues of importance pertaining to the steel sector.
Addressing the members of the Committee, the Minister emphasised that the mantra of the Government is to make decision-making participatory. There is a great amount of interplay between various other sectors including logistics, coal & mines, the State Governments etc.
The Advisory Committee also identified Issues to be dealt on priority. The Minister urged the industry to participate actively in the Advisory Committees and said that the periodicity of the meetings will depend upon the industry’s desire to push forward to resolve issues common to the sector.