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The Ministry of Steel, Government of India formulates and implements  policies for the manufacture and supply of steel and steel products in India and directly oversees steel production by the Public Sector Units   - Steel Authority of India Limited and Rashtriya Ispat Nirman Nigam Limited. It promotes greenfield projects in steel production through setting up Special Purpose Vehicles.

It also provides financial assistance for Research and Development projects  to promote research research projects in iron and steel production in India.

In order to ensure that the quality of critical steel prodcuts in the indian market are of proper quality, the ministry has issues quality control order in 2015 and later  covering several steel products, thereby prohibiting production and import of substandard steel products in India. As per the Orders, all steel manufactured and imported into India must bear the BIS Standard Mark for which Bureau of Indian Stanards shall issue licences after due inspection of the manufacturer;s facilities and testing of products. (See BIS Licensing procedures on this Portal

The Quality Control order have been pubslished on the Ministry’s website. Click here to see

The ministry has authorized officers from the Ministry of Steel, General Managers, District Industries Centres of State Governments; Directors or Commissioners of Industries of the State Governments or Union territories and  Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards as Appropriate Authorities to enforce the orders.

Contact Address :

Ministry of Steel
Government of India
Udyog Bhavan
New Delhi - 110107
Fax : 91-11-23063236
Phone : 91-11-23063417


Contact Persons : See ministry’s webpage


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