Odisha can be global hub of ancillary industry in steel sector: Pradhan

Puri: The Centre in cooperation with the Odisha government will jointly develop Odisha as a global hub of ancillary industry in the steel sector, said Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday.

India is the second largest steel producing country in the world while Odisha is the hub of steel industry in the country, he added.

Pradhan along with Union Minister of state for MSME, Fisheries and Animal Resources Pratap Sharangi on Saturday reviewed the post-Fani situation in Puri.

Pradhan and Sarangi visited the state for the first time after becoming union ministers in the second term of Narendra Modi government.