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Indian Steel Ministry asks Steel PSUs to Maintain Steel Production amid Coronavirus COVID-19

Steel News - Published on Tue, 24 Mar 2020

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PTI reported that Inda’s steel ministry held a meeting with management of PSUs under its control to take stock of the situation amid the coronavirus outbreak, and asked them not to reduce production. Steel Secretary Mr Binoy Kumar chaired the meeting, via video-conferencing, in which senior officials of SAIL, RINL, NMDC, MOIL and KIOCL. Sources told PTI "They were asked about their preparedness at their plants and units in the wake of outbreak of coronavirus. They have been asked to produce as usual and not reduce production.”

According to the sources, the PSUs told the ministry that its officials who were on duty at important functional locations faced issues, as they were stopped by local authorities. Another concern raised in the meeting was transportation of raw materials.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 24 Mar 2020
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