Shri Arvind Kumar Singh, Director (TPRM), SAIL has taken additional charge as Director, SRTMI from Oct 1, 2022. | Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS took over the charge of Secretary, MOS , GOI on 1st December, 2022.

Steel Research & Technology Mission of India

The Indian steel industry is growing fast, at a rate second only to China. With production of crude steel reaching 101.4 MT in the year 2017, India is on the path to emerge as the second largest producer in the world, replacing Japan. In spite of the current challenges, Indian steel industry has significant potential for growth, underscored by the fact that the per capita steel consumption is only 67 Kg, way below the global average of 208 Kg. The “Make in India” initiative is expected to witness significant investments in infrastructure development, expansion of railway network, ship building industry, defense sector, anticipated growth in automobile and capital goods industry and construction in urban and rural areas.

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Facilitate development of innovative, cutting edge technologies indigenously.

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Scope & Broad Guidelines

Identify areas of national importance for primary and secondary sectors.

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Road Map For SRTMI

Provide necessary thrust to achieve the goals and targets of NSP-2017.

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Government Initiatives in Steel Sector.

In order to augment R&D initiatives and to step up investment in the steel sector, the Government had decided in 1997-98 to fund up to Rs. 150 crore per year for R&D projects in iron & steel sector, from interest proceeds of Steel Development Fund (SDF).


Government Initiatives in Steel Sector


Steel Chair Professor & Scholarship Scheme


R & D with Govt. Budgetary Support

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