Ministry of Steel

Summary

The Ministry of Steel is an executive branch agency of the Government of India that is responsible for formulating all policies regarding steel production, distribution and pricing in India.[2] As of July 2021, the ministry is headed by a Secretary Rank IAS officer he is the administrative head of ministry and the political Heads are

Ministry of Steel
Ministry of Steel India.svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
HeadquartersMinistry of Steel
Udyog Bhawan
Dr. Maulana Azad Road
New Delhi,110011
New Delhi
Annual budget47.90 crore (US$6.0 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Agency executive
  • Pradip Kumar Tripathi IAS, STEEL SECRETARY
Websitesteel.gov.in

minister of cabinet rank, Jyotiraditya Scindia and is assisted by a Minister of State, Faggan Singh Kulaste.

Functions of the ministryEdit

  • Coordination of data from various sources for the growth of the iron and steel industry in India
  • Formulation of policies in respect of production, pricing, distribution, import and export of iron & steel and ferro alloys
  • Planning and development of and assistance to the entire iron and steel industry in the country
  • Development of the input industries relating to iron ore, manganese ore, refractories and others required by the steel industry

Attached/subordinate offices and institutesEdit

  • Joint Plant Committee (JPC)
    • A select organisation whose goal is the promotion of steel, coordinating work of the main producers
  • National Institute of Secondary Steel Technology (NISST)
    • NISST aims to be a single source for all the requirements of the secondary steel sector
  • Biju Patnaik National Steel Institute
    • Situated in Puri, BPNSI is an institute of modern steel technology. It provides education and training, research and development, and consultancy to the steel sector.

Steel Consumers CouncilEdit

The members of the Steel Consumers Council[3][4][5][6][7][8][9] are nominated by the Minister of Steel. The tenure of the council was initially fixed for two years, and it was re-constituted on 25 February 2010. The term of the present council is up to 29 February 2012.[10][11]

Central Public Sector UndertakingsEdit

Steel Ministers of IndiaEdit

# Portrait Name Term of office Prime Minister Party
1   Swaran Singh 17 April 1957 10 April 1962 4 years, 358 days Jawaharlal Nehru
Gulzarilal Nanda
Indian National Congress
2   Chidambaram Subramaniam 10 April 1962 9 June 1964 2 years, 60 days
3   N. Sanjeeva Reddy 9 June 1964 24 January 1966 1 year, 229 days Lal Bahadur Shastri
4 Tribhuvan Narain Singh 29 January 1966 13 March 1967 1 year, 43 days Indira Gandhi
5 Marri Chenna Reddy 13 March 1967 24 April 1968 1 year, 42 days
6 Prakash Chandra Sethi 24 April 1968 14 February 1969 296 days
7   C. M. Poonacha 14 February 1969 15 November 1969 274 days
(1)   Swaran Singh 15 November 1969 27 June 1970 224 days
8   Bali Ram Bhagat 27 June 1970 18 March 1971 264 days
9 Mohan Kumaramangalam 18 March 1971 31 May 1973 2 years, 74 days
10   Indira Gandhi 6 June 1973 23 July 1973 47 days
11 T. A. Pai 23 July 1973 11 January 1974 172 days
12 Keshav Dev Malviya 11 January 1974 10 October 1974 272 days
13 Chandrajit Yadav
(MoS)
10 October 1974 24 March 1977 2 years, 165 days
14   Biju Patnaik 26 March 1977 15 July 1979 2 years, 111 days Morarji Desai Janata Party
30 July 1979 14 January 1980 168 days Charan Singh Janata Party (Secular)
15   Pranab Mukherjee 16 January 1980 15 January 1982 1 year, 364 days Indira Gandhi Indian National Congress
16   N. D. Tiwari 15 January 1982 14 February 1983 1 year, 30 days
17 N. K. P. Salve
(Independent Charge)
14 February 1983 31 December 1984 1 year, 321 days Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
18 Vasant Sathe 31 December 1984 25 September 1985 268 days Rajiv Gandhi
19   K. C. Pant 25 September 1985 12 April 1987 1 year, 199 days
(18) Vasant Sathe 12 April 1987 25 July 1987 104 days
20 Makhan Lal Fotedar 25 July 1987 2 December 1989 2 years, 130 days
21 Dinesh Goswami 6 December 1989 10 November 1990 339 days V. P. Singh Asom Gana Parishad
22   Ashoke Kumar Sen 21 November 1990 21 June 1991 212 days Chandra Shekhar Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)
23   Santosh Mohan Dev 21 June 1991 16 May 1996 4 years, 330 days P. V. Narasimha Rao Indian National Congress
24   Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16 May 1996 1 June 1996 16 days Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Janata Party
25   H. D. Deve Gowda 1 June 1996 29 June 1996 28 days Deve Gowda Janata Dal
26 Birendra Prasad Baishya 29 June 1996 19 March 1998 1 year, 263 days Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Asom Gana Parishad
27   Naveen Patnaik 19 March 1998 13 October 1999 1 year, 208 days Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biju Janata Dal
28   Dilip Ray
(Independent Charge)
13 October 1999 27 May 2000 227 days
29   Braja Kishore Tripathy
(Independent Charge)
27 May 2000 22 May 2004 3 years, 361 days
30   Ram Vilas Paswan 22 May 2004 22 May 2009 5 years, 0 days Manmohan Singh Lok Janshakti Party
31   Virbhadra Singh 28 May 2009 19 January 2011 1 year, 236 days Indian National Congress
32   Beni Prasad Verma
(Independent Charge till 12-Jul-2011)
19 January 2011 26 May 2014 3 years, 127 days
33   Narendra Singh Tomar 26 May 2014 5 July 2016 2 years, 40 days Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party
34   Birender Singh 5 July 2016 30 May 2019 2 years, 329 days
35   Dharmendra Pradhan 30 May 2019 7 July 2021 2 years, 38 days
36   Ramchandra Prasad Singh 7 July 2021 6 July 2022 364 days Janata Dal (United)
37   Jyotiraditya Scindia 06 July 2022 Incumbent 144 days Bharatiya Janata Party

List of Ministers of StateEdit

Ministers of State in the Ministry of Steel
Minister of state Portrait Political party Term Days
Vishnudeo Sai   Bharatiya Janata Party 26 May 2014 30 May 2019 5 years, 4 days
Faggan Singh Kulaste   30 May 2019 Incumbent 3 years, 181 days

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Website of Ministry of Steel on National Portal of India". www.india.gov.in. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  3. ^ "India is the world's third-largest producer of crude steel". steel.ibef.org. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  4. ^ "India overtakes US as 3rd largest steel producer". economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Beni Prasad Verma promises 10 steel units in Uttar Pradesh". business-standard.com. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  6. ^ "18th national steel consumers council chaired by Cabinet Minister". business-standard.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  7. ^ "24th Meeting of Steel Consumer's Council Chaired by Steel Ministy [sic] Of India". industrialnews.in. 3 February 2014.
  8. ^ "24th Meeting of Steel Consumer's Council Circular". 3 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Formation of Steel Consumers Council" (PDF). steel.gov.in. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  10. ^ "Boards Councils Committees". steel.gov.in. Archived from the original on 6 January 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  11. ^ "Steel Consumers Council". steel.gov.in. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2016.

External linksEdit

  • Ministry of Steel - Official website