National conference on technology, market and applications

Conferencia nacional sobre tecnología, mercado y aplicaciones

Kalfrisa India participated in the national conference on technology, market and applications for long products on 18 August 2023, taj vivanta, kolkata, India

Long steel products include rods, bars, wire, tubes and others. These products have important applications in the automotive construction, industry and power generation sectors.

The construction sector, which includes infrastructure and real estate, is the largest consumer of steel, accounting for about 61% of domestic demand It is followed by the capital goods sector, which accounts for around 10% of steel consumption, and the automotive sector, which accounts for around 9% of domestic steel demand.

Keeping this in mind, Steel & Metallurgy organised a NATIONAL ONE-DAY CONFERENCE ON LONG PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY, MARKET AND APPLICATIONS on August 18, 2023 at Taj Vivanta, Kolkata, INDIA. The event was supported by industry associations All India Induction Furnaces Association (AIIFA) and Sponge Iron Manufacturers Association (SIMA), as well as organisations such as the Indian Iron & Steel Sector Skill Council (IISSSC).


At the opening ceremony, the inaugural address was delivered by Ruchika Chaudhry Govil, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India.

Other participants and industry leaders at the event:

  • Parmjeet Singh, Additional Industrial Advisor (Technical Division), Ministry of Steel, Government of India.
  • V.S. Chakravarthy, Director (Commercial), Steel Authority of India Ltd;
  • G.S. Rathore, Chief Operating Officer and Whole Time Director, JSW STEEL LTD;
  • Rahul Yenurkar, Director Gerente, Liberty Group company
  • Sridhar Krishnamoorthy, Managing Director, Arjas Steel India
  • Rolando Paolone, CEO y CTO, Danieli
  • Rajesh kumar, Managing Director, Kalfrisa India Pvt Ltd.
  • Gajendra Panwar, Managing Director, Danieli India Ltd
  • Pankaj Khanna, Managing Director, P.P. Rolling Mfg. Pvt. Ltd.
  • T. Kumaresan, Executive Vice President y Head of Minerals and Metals Strategic Group, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
  • Sushim Banerjee, CEO of the Steel Sector Skills Council and former Director General of INSDAG and Executive Director of SAIL.
  • Radhika Markan, Managing Director, H&K Rolling Mill Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Manish Beriwala, Director, Shyam Steel