Morung Express News reported that Steel Authority of India Limited is back in Nagaland after nearly two decades. SAIL announced its arrival in Nagaland by organising a Consumer’s Meet at Little Hut in Chümoukedima on 13 April 2022. The meet was organised by SAIL Branch Sale Office, Guwahati while the while the National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation, under the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs facilitated the process. Steel Authority of India Limited has opened a new stockist in Dimapur with Guwahati as the central branch for Northeast. SAIL has selected Doiwa Renewable Energy Inc as stockist for Nagaland.SAIL Marketing Head in the North-East Mr Pankaj Kumar reiterated that SAIL gives emphasis on nation building infrastructure and supplies 80-90% of material used with quality as its strength. He said “While local products may be available, at lower prices, the product from SAIL is ‘unmatched’ as its production process start from source to end-uses. In Nagaland, SAIL is involved in 15 national highway projects in Nagaland having a length of about 266 km involving cost of around INR 4,127 crore. Other projects included Solar Power Projects, Rail-line Network and Kohima Smart City.”During an interaction after the formal programme, the officials were asked on whether if SAIL would leave once again due to extortion. Mr Kumar clarified that SAIL closed down the office in 2003 due to operating and company losses.