Ministry of Steel issues Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2020; specifies standards for steel and steel products; effective in 4 different tranches

The Ministry of Steel, through a notification in the official gazette, dated 19th February, 2020, has brought in the Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (“Order”), specifying standards for steel and steel products.

The Order will come into effect in a phased manner –

  1. The specified standards for the first 53 items mentioned in the table will come into effect immediately from the 19th February, 2020,
  2. For items mentioned from serial numbers 54 to 66, the specified standards will come into effect from 23rd April, 2020.
  3. For items from serial number 67 to 91, the standards will come into effect from 19th November, 2020 i.e 9 months from date of publication of this order.
  4. The standards in relation to Stampings/ laminations/ cores of transformers (with or without winding) will come into effect from 16th March, 2020.

Source: Ministry of Steel

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