A team from IPICOL, OMC and Steel Directorate had participated in the India Steel Expo held at the Mumbai Exhibition Centre on April 19-21, 2017. The event was a platform that recognises the contribution of the Indian steel industry as a building block of economic growth, and its impact on countries’ social and economic performance. Various players from across the world participated in the Expo that was co-partnered by the World Steel Association along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Participants included representatives from the Government of India’s steel and finance ministries; Hon’ble Union Minister of Steel and Mines, Union Steel Secretary Chief Ministers of various states. and Various steel producing companies from both PSU s and Private sectors were present along with representatives from steel consuming sectors like automotive majors, infrastructure companies and steel traders .Participation in the Expo was aimed at strengthening its relationship with steel companies, institutional customers and Government organisations, and reinforcing its role in its drive towards new investments especially in steel sector under Make in Odisha programme.