New Delhi: The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Piyush Goyal appealed to steel makers to explore the possibilities of offering relief to small industries and exporters. A meeting was held on Tuesday involving participants from the steel industry and actual industry users. The meeting was convened to address the issues raised by small industries and exporters about steel input prices.
Speaking on the occasion, Goyal said that special care of MSMEs needs to be taken for an easier and cost-effective supply of steel. He asked the steel industry stakeholders to assess the manufacturing costs and explore the possibilities of offering relief to small industries using steel as input for the manufacturing of components and other engineering products.
Steel industry stakeholders showed intent to support small and medium enterprises and exporters. They assured the small enterprises and exporters about finding affordable solutions to address their challenges especially in the wake of the pandemic.
The meeting was also attended by the Union Minister of Steel Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, Minister of MSME Narayan Tatu Rane, SAIL’s Chairperson Soma Mondal, RINL-VSP CMD Atul Bhatt, JSW Steel Ltd CMD Sajjan Jindal, Tata Steel CEO & MD TV Narendran, Federation of Indian Exporters Organization (FIEO) DG&CEO Dr Ajay Shai and other senior officials of the concerned Ministries.
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