Metallurgists have a big role to play in the development of the nation. Their contributions are even more relevant now, when the nation is going through a phase of growth, said Union Minister of Steel, Beni Prasad Verma at the 51st National Metallurgist Day celebrations organised by Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) in Varanasi on November 14.
Verma spoke about the successes achieved by the Indian steel and metals industry. Further elaborating on the steps taken by the Government he said, 'We are in the final stages of finalization of New National Steel Policy to increase the country’s steel capacity to 300 million tons per annum.
A Roadmap on R&D and Technology for the industry has also been released.'