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Total Steel Production Capacity in the Country at Present is 143.91 Million Tonnes

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Total Steel Production Capacity in the Country at Present is 143.91 Million Tonnes


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19 JUL 2021 2:48PM by PIB Delhi

The total steel production capacity of the country at present is 143.91 million tonnes. The details of units engaged in steel production, both in Public and Private Sector are enclosed as Annexure. As per Indian Mineral Yearbook, 2019 published by Indian Bureau of Mines, there were 254 reporting mines in 2018-19, out of which 35 mines were in the Public Sector and 219 in Private Sector.

The details of production, consumption, export and import of finished steel for the last two years and current year are as following:-

 

Year

Total Finished Steel (million tonnes)

Production

Consumption

Export

Import

2019-20

102.62

100.17

8.36

6.77

2020-21

96.20

94.89

10.78

4.75

April-June, 2021*

26.35

24.85

3.56

1.16

Source: Joint Plant Committee (JPC); *provisional

 

Annexure

 

Details of Steel Production Capacity and State-wise No. of Units (2020-21)

 

  1. PUBLIC SECTOR
   

(‘000t)

(‘000t)

State

Unit

Capacity

Production

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai Steel Plant

6000

4244

West Bengal

Durgapur Steel Plant

2200

2085

Odisha

Rourkela Steel Plant

3800

3498

Jharkhand

Bokaro Steel Plant

4600

3380

West Bengal

IISCO Steel Plant

2500

1847

West Bengal

Alloy Steels Plant

234

58

Tamil Nadu

Salem Steel Plant

180

100

Karnataka

Visveswaraya Iron and Steel Ltd.

118

0

                                   TOTAL

19632

15213

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL)

Andhra Pradesh

Vizag Steel Plant

6300

4302

TOTAL: Public Sector

25932

19515

B. PRIVATE SECTOR

 

(‘000t)

(‘000t)

State

Units

Capacity

Production

Andhra Pradesh

24

2314

1596

Arunachal Pradesh

3

125

0

Assam

6

131

59

Bihar

13

830

465

Chhattisgarh

80

13191

8939

Goa

10

405

400

Gujarat

71

13688

8403

Haryana

14

1037

731

Himachal Pradesh

25

1144

766

Jammu and Kashmir

8

189

118

Jharkhand

30

14888

12169

Karnataka

24

15143

11688

Kerala

29

480

253

Madhya Pradesh

9

457

369

Maharashtra

54

12030

7925

Meghalaya

5

181

37

Odisha

52

21530

17934

Punjab

114

5064

2917

Rajasthan

31

1005

589

Tamil Nadu

90

3542

2059

Telangana

27

1605

1192

Tripura

1

30

7

Uttar Pradesh

46

1617

1005

Uttarakhand

39

1524

950

West Bengal

39

5238

3085

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

10

168

145

Daman and Diu

3

46

40

Delhi

2

16

10

Total: Private Sector

869

117982

84030

Total: Public Sector

9

25932

19515

All Region Total

878

143914

103545

Source: Joint Plant Committee (JPC)

             

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Steel Shri Ram Chandra Prasad Singh in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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