Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel, Government of India, Shri Ram Chandra Prasad Singh visited the Jajpur plant of Jindal Stainless Limited today along with Additional Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Smt Rasika Chaube and other key senior officials of the Ministry.
Managing Director, Jindal Stainless, Mr Abhyuday Jindal accompanied the Minister for a tour of the manufacturing facility. Senior officials of the Company including Mr Vijay Sharma, Mr Deepak Agrawal, Mr Rajesh Mohata, and Mr Shashibhushan Upadhyay were also present during the tour.
The senior management presented an overview of the stainless steel industry to the Hon’ble Minister and elaborated on the steps taken by the Company in various areas like new product development for increase in per capita consumption, skill and entrepreneurial development of the complete stainless steel ecosystem of the country including downstream MSME, and adoption of clean energy production methods and new-age technology for empowerment of the domestic stainless steel industry.
The Hon’ble Minister took note of the steps taken up by the Company and emphasized on the need to transition towards green manufacturing.
Hon’ble Minister also acknowledged Jindal Stainless’ CSR initiatives and met with the women self-help groups (SHGs) of nearby villages who are beneficiaries of Jindal Stainless’ CSR projects aimed at developing and supporting entrepreneurship among women. He interacted with the young engineers of the Company and shared his vision for the domestic stainless steel sector.