Steel cos bag Rs 8,129-cr orders from PSUs
Government PSUs and the Ministry of Railway have placed orders for iron and steel to the tune of Rs 8,129 crore with domestic manufacturers between June 2017 and October 2018, the
Ministry of Steel has said. It has added that with such placement of orders, demand for domestic iron and steel products have witnessed a substantial growth. The spurt in orders is seen as providing a big boost to the government's Make In India drive. These products were earlier imported but are now being procured from domestic producers, the ministry has said, added that efforts made by the Steel Ministry to boost orders are finally bearing fruit.