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Roads to rail tracks: India must iron out logistics for transporting steel

For India to benefit from capacity targets set in the National Steel Policy 2017, modes of transportation other than road and rail need to be developed first

Kunal Bose 

India’s two leading industry professionals T V Narendran, CEO and managing director of Tata Steel, and Seshagiri Rao, joint managing director of JSW Steel, have wisely taken upon themselves the task of dispelling certain myths about the Indian steel industry, in particular that the mills here do not come up to world standards in terms of product quality and costs.

Narendran is emphatic in his assertion that some steel mills here would easily pass off as “globally competitive and efficient within their premises. But much of that advantage gets compromised when they step ...

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First Published: Mon, October 21 2019. 21:58 IST
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