India’s Steel Minister Mr Ram Chandra Prasad Singh has launched the NICSI developed Dashboard 2.0 of the Ministry of Steel. The Dashboard is an interactive and dynamic online platform that captures the performance on various parameters related to steel sector such as steel capacity utilisation, production and consumption, prices, raw material production, trade, stocks and rail production etc. The Dashboard will help to monitor and analyse the performance of steel Companies on real time basis for different KPIs of Steel sector.Salient feature of the Analytical Dashboard are⦁\tSteel Production: Sector wise (Public and Private) and Route wise production of Crude steel, Finished Steel, Pig Iron and Sponge Iron⦁\tCapacity Utilization: Monthly Trends of Capacity Utilization for Public and Private Sector⦁\tTrade: Daily and Monthly analysis of Import, Export and Trade Balance, both top 10 and bottom 10 Importing and Exporting countries⦁\tConsumption: Month wise and Category wise trend of Consumption for Finished and Value Added Steel⦁\tPrice: Fortnightly Prices of Steel Items at four metro cities⦁\tRaw material: Monthly trend of Iron Ore and Manganese Ore, Daily quantity evacuated by NMDC, SAIL and MOIL⦁\tRail Production: Daily data of Rail production⦁\tStock: Month wise stock of Alloy, Non-Alloy and Stainless Steel⦁\tHistorical data: Production and Trade for last 10 years⦁\tAlerts: Negative Trend of Production, Utilization etcThe Dashboard enables Ministry of Steel to get better insights to assist data driven decision making by way of extraction of Trends, Patterns and useful information. Visualisation of Trends and Patterns assist decision makers in finding anomalies and forecasting based on patterns. Monthly and Yearly comparison of different KPIs is also available.The portal has been designed by NIC Steel Informatics Division in association with NICSI-CEDA team. Hosting Infrastructure is provided by NIC on Meghraj Cloud.