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SAIL’s efforts to boost steel consumption – interactive workshop and conferences across country


New Delhi, March 15, 2018: In its journey to acquaint increasing number of people with various steel usages for eventually boosting domestic steel consumption, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) is organizing series of workshops and conferences titled “SAIL Structurals – The future of Steel Design”across the country with the objective of promoting Structurals, specially the user friendly Parallel Flange Sections. The recent one in the series was organized at Dehradun today.

Structurals are popularly being used worldwide in various constructions as they help in erecting lighter structures facilitating easier fabrication, lesser construction time, economical, safer and sturdy building and at the same time adding elegance to the design. SAIL’s state-of-the-art new Universal section mills, backed by high quality steel production facilities at Durgapur Steel Plant and IISCO Steel Plant provide the cutting edge to SAIL’s structural sections.

Through these conferences SAIL is providing a comprehensive view on the application of Structural Steels in the Construction and Infrastructure Projects in the country and how SAIL’s Parallel Flange Sections are geared up to make the future of Steel Design.It also reflects SAIL’s integrated efforts towards nation building by supplying quality steels in various national level projects which have benefitted the community at large.

The region wiseconferences have so far covered Chandigarh, Nagpur, Varanasi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad etc. and the Company plans to do such interactive conferences at Indore, Kota, Bokaro, Jaipur, Coimbatore etc.The confluence of participants include architects, designers, professors from reputed institutes, consultants, customers and dealers, project owners, representatives from Railways, leading PSUs, State Government Offices and builders associations. The Company is also tapping its larger customers by direct interaction at customer premises and explaining array of products which fit into their exact requirements. All these measures will play important role in boosting the consumption of steel at large.