Jindal Stainless supplies stainless steel for Mumbai Metro Project flagged off by PM

Jindal Stainless has supplied stainless steel for the project's outer panels, car body, structurals, roofs, interiors, underframes, and other stainless steel applications.

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MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Giving an impetus to the government’s ‘Make in India‘ initiative, the Hon’ble Prime Minister launched Phase 2 of the Mumbai Metro Line 2A and 7. Jindal Stainless has supplied stainless steel for the project’s outer panels, car body, structurals, roofs, interiors, underframes, and other stainless steel applications. The PM inaugurated the Mumbai Metro line in a Dedication Ceremony organized in Mumbai yesterday. The line will be opened for the commute from today.

For this Mumbai Metro project, Jindal Stainless started supplying high-quality stainless steel grade 301LN in various tempers and 2J finishes. The supply started in January 2021 and is expected to continue till December 2025. Jindal Stainless supplies material from its different manufacturing units across the country for the project. The trainsets are being developed by Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) in batches, and out of the total 576 coaches required for this project, 144 coaches have been supplied so far. Approximately 5,760 metric tons of stainless steel would be consumed to develop the 18.6 km 2A Metro line and 16.5 km 7 Metro line, respectively.

Commenting on this development, MD Jindal Stainless, Abhyuday Jindal, said, “As a completely recyclable metal, stainless steel is the most sustainable choice of material to enable a low-waste circular economy. We are always proud to partner with metro and railway projects, playing our part in ensuring safe, sustainable, and hygienic commute for people.”

In the past, Jindal Stainless has supplied metro projects in Sydney and Queensland, apart from Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, and other metro projects.

About Jindal Stainless

Founded by Shri OP Jindal in 1970, Jindal Stainless (comprising Jindal Stainless Limited and Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited) has an annual melt capacity of 1.9 MT and an annual turnover of US $4.20 billion (as of March 22). Already in its expansion phase, the Company’s annual melt capacity will reach 2.9 MT by the end of FY23. It has two stainless steel manufacturing complexes in India, in the states of Haryana and Odisha, with an overseas unit in Indonesia. In addition, Jindal Stainless has a country-wide network of 10 sales offices in India with 12 global offices across the world. The Company’s product range includes stainless steel slabs, blooms, coils, plates, sheets, precision strips, blade steel, and coin blanks.

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