India’s Union Minister of Steel & Civil Aviation Mr Jyotiraditya M Scindia chaired meeting of the two Advisory Committees formed for Integrated Steel Plants and the Secondary Steel industry. Eminent members of the steel industry, associations, academia & senior retired officials from the government are members of the committees, which shall deliberate on the issues of importance pertaining to the steel sector. The Minister emphasized that the mantra of the government is to make decision-making participatory. He said “There is a great amount of interplay between various other sectors including logistics, coal & mines, the State Governments etc. The purpose of forming Advisory Committees is to ensure active participation of stakeholders to listen to the issues and possible course of action directly from the stakeholders, which will ensure success of steel sector.”Mr Jyotiraditya M Scindia urged the industry to take active part in the Advisory Committees and said that the periodicity of the meetings will depend upon the industry’s desire to push forward to resolve issues common to the sector.Issues to be dealt on priority were identified by both the Advisory Committees.