India’s Steel Ministry in 2022 end update highlighted that it has undertaken the initiative of Made in India branding of steel produced in the country. Major Steel Producers have been on boarded regarding the importance of Made in India branding for steel. Ministry of Steel held multiple discussions with all the major steel producers, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade Quality Council of India regarding evolving a common criterion for Made in India branding and the parameters that need to be captured in the QR Code for branding and after extensive consultations a common criterion has been finalized.Initially, made in India branding will be started with Pilot roll out for few selected products of Steel Authority of India Limited & Jindal Stainless. QCI is undertaking consultations with Jindal Stainless & SAIL for creating an IT platform for generation of QR code for affixing on the steel products. Once the necessary improvements are made in the platform for seamless operation, the roll out of the Made in India branding for steel shall be started on wide scale with all the integrated steel plants.