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Ministry of Steel
20-January-2017 17:52 IST

Ministry Of Steel Invites Comments/ Suggestions on the National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017 from All Stakeholders and the Public

The Ministry of Steel invites comments/ suggestions on the National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017 from all stakeholders and the public.

The Ministry of Steel has prepared the draft policy named “The National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017” to ensure that the steel sector follows a sustainable path of development in respect of augmenting capacity to 300 MT by 2030-31 in environment friendly manner, mineral conservation, quality of steel products, use of technology and indigenous R&D efforts, so that the country can, over time, reach the global efficiency benchmarks. The National Steel Policy 2017 (NSP 2017) is an effort to steer the industry to achieve its future potential and strategy to deal with various impediments like high input cost, availability of raw materials, dependency on imports, financial stress etc.

The draft policy has been uploaded on the Ministry of Steel website for inviting comments/ suggestions from the public, Governments of the States / Union Territories, steel industry, mining industry, industry associations, and other stakeholders and persons and entities concerned. The last date for receipt of the comments/ suggestions is 23 January 2017 (Monday). It may kindly be ensured that the comments are sent on MS-Office Word file in the following format with any submissions / supporting documents, if relevant:-

Sl. No. Clause No. Existing statement Comments / Suggestions for modification
Any other suggestions:


Draft National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017

The comments/ suggestions may be sent by e-mail to the following ID: ids[at]

with a copy to rkg.gupta[at]

Alternatively, comments/ suggestions may be sent by post also to the following address:

Shri R. K. Gupta,
Under Secretary (IDD)
Room No. 64-A, Ministry of Steel,
Udyog Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road,
New Delhi- 110011

The envelope may kindly be super-scribed on the top with: “Comments/suggestions on The National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017”.