The World Steel Association has published India as the world’s third largest steel producer in 2017.

China topped the position by producing 831.7 MT in 2017.   

Japan secured the second position as largest global steel producer but witnessed a negative growth.

India overtook the US to become the world’s third-largest steel producer in 2018 – India’s crude steel production grew by 6.2 per cent to 101.4 million tonnes (MT) in 2017.

About World Steel Association - 
  1. It was founded in July 1967 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
  2. The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most steel dynamic industry associations in the world.
  3. Worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world’s steel production, including over 160 steel producers with 9 of the 10 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry .
  4. It is a non-profit organisation and is one of the largest industry associations in world and its members represent approximately 85% of the world’s steel production.

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Zero Budget Natural Farming has been launched by the Himachal Pradesh Government to promote Organic Farming.

To ease the idea of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers by the year 2022 the Zero Budget Natural Farming was enacted in such a way to support the vision of  “Double Income For Farmers“.

 

 

 

About Zero Budget Natural Farming

  1. The project aims to increase agriculture produce and the income of farmers by the year 2022.
  2. It is set of natural farming methods where cost of growing and harvesting plants is zero.
  3. The word Zero Budget refers to zero net cost of production of all crops. the farmers need not purchase fertilizers and pesticides in order to ensure the healthy growth of crops.
  4. It is a farming practice that believes in natural growth of crops without adding any fertilizers and pesticides.
  5. It was launched by Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur. It lowers cost of inputs of farmers and gives better capacity to increase the income.