National Steel Policy may get Cabinet approval

National Steel Policy may get Cabinet approval

The Steel Ministry is likely to get Cabinet’s approval on its proposed National Steel Policy, that will make it mandatory for all infrastructure and construction projects of the government to use locally manufactured steel.

Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

The two new strategic oil facilities announced at Odisha and Rajasthan are in addition to the three facilities that already exist in the country as underground storages in rock caverns at Visakhapatnam (1.33 million tonnes), Mangalore (1.5 MT) and Padur (2.5 MT).

Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the move to create two new strategic oil storage will enhance India’s energy security “taking our strategic reserve capacity to 15.33 MMT.” This, he said, will increase India’s oil storage capacity to meet the consumption requirement of about 90 days which is at par with the international benchmarks.

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