The Union Minister of
Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma has inaugurated the Steel Pavilion at
India International trade Fare, IITF-2012 here today. The Steel Minister
toured the pavilion, keenly observing the exhibits put up by ten Public
sector companies under the Ministry of Steel and three private sector
companies, in the steel and metals sectors.
The Minister complimented the exhibitors for the efforts made for
popularizing steel and promoting its use in the country. He said, Steel
companies should innovate and manufacture steel products that can be
used in households. Such items will help fulfill market demand and
increase sales. He appreciated the efforts of Steel Authority of India
Limited in displaying light weight stainless steel that can be used to
manufacture LPG cylinders.
This year’s theme for the pavilion was ‘Skilling India’ which depicts
the impact of steel on the society. The participants showed off their
products and services and connect of these products with the populace in
Also present on the occasion was the Secretary, Ministry of Steel Shri
D.R.S. Chaudhary and other senior officers from the Ministry of Steel
and Chief Executives from various PSUs under the Ministry of Steel.