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India's steel production increases by over 14 million tonnes in 3 years

India has not been much impacted by the tariff imposed by USA, Lok Sabha was told.

Feb 04, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

PSUs to invest over Rs 10,000 crore in mining sector

Public sector units (PSUs) such as Nalco and Hindustan Copper Ltd have proposed to invest more than Rs 10,000 crore in the mining sector, Parliament was informed today

Mar 16, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

Centre takes steps to curb illegal mining in country

The Centre has taken a decision to empower state governments to make rules for prevention of illegal mining and all the other matters connected with it.

May 14, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

No dearth of iron ore in country: Govt

With 152 million tonne production against consumption of 111 MT in 2013-14, there is no dearth of iron ore in the country, the government Monday informed Parliament.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Iron ore imports jump multi-fold to 5.63 MT in Apr-Nov, FY15

Iron ore imports have increased sharply to 5.63 million tonnes in 2014-15 till November as against 0.37 million tonnes in previous financial year, the government said today.

Mar 02, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Govt will look into import duty on scrap, FTAs: Minister

The Mines Ministry will look into the issue of import duty on scrap, special additional duty and trade pacts with countries, Union Minister Vishnu Deo Sai said today.

Feb 05, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

New Steel Policy being drafted; no time-frame given: Govt

Minister of State for Steel and Mines Vishnu Deo Sai, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, said "no definite time-frame could be given at this stage".

Aug 11, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

SAIL to tap overseas markets

State-run SAIL plans to export higher volumes of steel after commissioning new facilities under modernisation and expansion plan, Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 16:29 PM IST

Iron ore production sufficient to meet domestic demand: Govt

Iron ore production in the country is sufficient to meet the domestic demand and steel makers are not facing any shortage of the key input, government said Monday.

Jul 21, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

India will not restrict iron ore exports: Minister

India does not plan to restrict exports of iron ore despite curbs on illegal mining, Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said on Monday, adding that there was still enough of the raw material for domestic steelmakers.

Jul 21, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

`Rehabilitation of child labour scheme approved for 270 districts`

National Child Labour Project scheme for rehabilitation of child labour is presently approved for 270 districts in 20 states of the country, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Jul 14, 2014, 20:42 PM IST