India Steel Association Delegation Led By Naveen Jindal Meets Odisha CM


Naveen Jindal, the chairman of Jindal Steel & Power and a three-time member of the Lok Sabha, led a group from the Indian Steel Association to meet with Mohan Charan Majhi, the recently appointed chief minister of Odisha. The group, which comprised all of Odisha’s largest steel producers, thanked the Chief Minister and voiced hope for the state’s steel sector’s future under the new administration. An official news release states that Jindal talked about the importance of Odisha’s strategic position and abundant mineral resources for the Indian steel sector during the meeting.

He emphasized the significance of sustainable practices and renewable energy for the steel industry. The group also talked about future prospects for the steel industry’s growth as well as the production of green and special-grade steel, both of which will support the state’s economic development. The leaders of the steel industry emphasized that in order to strengthen the business in the state, there is a need for sustainable projects such slurry pipes and increased infrastructure.

In an address to the media, Jindal informed that Jindal Steel & Power (JSP) is working on the expansion of its Angul steel-making facility in Odisha, and next year it will achieve 12 MTPA steelmaking capacity. Presently, JSP is operating a 6 MTPA steel-making facility at Angul, Odisha. “JSP is committed to Odisha’s industrial and economic development and will work in partnership with the government to achieve that goal.” “In the next six years, we will build the world’s largest steel plant in Angul, Odisha,” said Jindal.

Jindal also traveled to the World Skill Centre in Bhubaneswar, the Gram Tarang project of Centurion University, and CV Raman Global University in order to gain insight into the potential for industry-led cooperation and the new frontiers of advanced skilling initiatives. He expressed great gratitude for Odisha’s innovation in skilling facilities.

“Rest of India can learn a lot from Odisha.” The Skilling Centres visited by me are running excellent skill development initiatives that can empower our youth,” he said.

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