The wire makers have sought government intervention to ensure raw material supply, and a window for imports of specialised items.
Sundargarh civil supplies officer BC Mangraj said stern action would be taken if allegations of distribution of ghost PDS cards turns out to be genuine.
In international trade parlance, dumping happens when a country or a firm exports an item at a price lower than the price of that product in its domestic market.
They said that of the four blocks with coking coal, a key raw material for manufacturing of the metal, two received bids from companies which do not make steel.
The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) of SAIL is staring at a serious crisis of manpower shortage as a substantial number of its employees have tested positive for Covid-19.
JSPL has become the first private company to get such approval from the national transporter which normally gets its rail supplies from government-owned Steel Authority of India.
According to an official, the steel plant is expected to generate annual revenues of Rs 14,000-Rs 15,000 crore (at optimum production level) with EBITDA margins of 15-20 per cent.
These CEOs will now be designated as directors-in-charge of Bokaro, Rourkela, Bhilai and one director-in-charge jointly for Burnpur and Durgapur steel plants.
For China, supply disruptions and elevated global iron ore prices led to higher steel imports in these months.
During the month under review, the production of flat rolled products grew by 15 per cent year-on-year to 9.80 LT from 8.51 LT in August 2019.
Closure of 21 mines due to lapse of leases and non-operation of auctioned mines has resulted in the iron ore crisis in the State.
An assistant section officer tested positive on August 31 but is awaiting transfer to a COVID-19 facility.
Earlier, the Chhattisgarh government had urged the Centre not to privatise the greenfield steel plant that is coming up in Bastar district.
However, the ratings agency said that volumes should continue to improve over the next few quarters.
Bhupesh Baghel in his letter said there was a need to improve the living standards of people residing there, creating employment opportunities and economic welfare.