Steel Plant in YSR Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh (Download PDF)


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Steel Ministry has reviewed preparation for establishing steel plant in YSR Kadapa dist. of Andhra Pradesh. This project was envisaged under Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014.

Image shown Map of The Kadapa

Image Shown Map of The Kadapa

Image shown Map of The Kadapa

Draft Report on Steel Plant in YSR Kadapa District

  • High-powered task force comprising representatives from Central & State govt. SAIL. RINL. NMDC, MECON & MSTC is working to evolve plan & prepare technical report.

  • MECON has submitted its draft report pending provision of data relating to availability of iron ore.

  • Steel plant in Kadapa dist. is very imp. project for overall development of Rayalaseema & that all efforts should be made to take project to its logical end.

  • Steel plant was proposed to be 3 million tonnes per annum facility, for which abt 140 million tonnes of ore was identified in Anantapur & Prakasam dist. & reserve is expected to be high as 250 million tonnes if more detailed exploration is done by Geological Survey of India.

  • This data is to be provided by State govt. which is still awaited.

  • Earlier Steel Minister had instructed MECON to give its technical report to task force w/o waiting for other details yet to be provided by State govt.

  • MECON may follow up w/State govt. to furnish details of mining leases & availability of iron ore at earliest so as to enable task force to evaluate technical report of project & its feasibility.

  • It was decided that task force will study mode of investment for proposed steel plant.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 8, 2019

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