Mumbai, India – A joint venture between two of the world’s leading steel firms, ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel (AM/NS) India, welcomed Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, at its Hazira manufacturing facility. In the maiden visit to the plant, the Minister toured various units of the manufacturing facility and was briefed with a detailed presentation by the leadership, on the company’s future and its ambitions to significantly enhance contribution to the Atmanirbhar Bharat’s vision.
Moving forward, AM/NS India’s long-term intention is to double the production potential from the existing 9 million tonnes in a phased manner and provide a spectrum of diversified and superior products making a notable contribution to the country’s steel needs.
On this occasion, the Hon’ble Minister elaborated, “The clarion call for an Atmanirbhar Bharat has paved the way for bold decisions and investments. I am happy that AM/NS India has evinced interest for expanding its investment in Odisha, especially in the areas of value added & special steels. Our government led by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi ji is committed to make Odisha the nerve centre of Purvodaya in steel. Eastern India, especially Odisha will play a pivotal role in driving national economic growth making India a $5 trillion economy & achieving the vision of a self-reliant India.”
Wishing a new year and expressing deep gratitude to the Hon’ble Minister, Dilip Oommen, CEO, AM/NS India added, “It is encouraging to receive the government’s support to deliver on our promise of providing better steel to New India. AM/NS India is confident of sustainably meeting the growing steel demand through various products and significantly contribute to the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat.”
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