A step forward in the process of “DIGITAL INDIA” initiative.
04 August 2016: Shri Kamal Kumar Agarwal, Hony.Secretary General, All India
Induction Furnace Association (AIIFA), inaugurated the workshop on MSTC Metal
Mandi on 04 August, 2016 amidst the fraternity of steel & sponge iron
manufacturers at Ludhiana.
He appreciated MSTC for organizing such an event at Ludhiana and termed the initiative taken by
MSTC as an excellent opportunity for the buyers and sellers of the state who
deal in steel and steel related items. He also assured his support to MSTC in
the future implementation of the ambitious project of “Digital Ludhiana” in the
foot step of “Digital India” campaign.
The workshop of MSTC Metal Mandi
was organized by MSTC Ltd. in association with Shri Sandip Jain, President, All
India Induction Furnace Association (AIIFA), Shri K.K.Garg, President,
Induction Furnace of North India, Shri Dev Gupta, General Secretary, Induction
Furnace of North India, Members of Hand tool Manufacturers Association, Auto
Parts Association, Forging Association, Steel Re-rollers Association, Tractor
Parts Manufacturers Association, United Cycle Parts Manufacturers Association.
The unique concept of e-Shopping
mall portal was introduced, for the online transaction for Sale-Purchase of Ferrous
& Non-ferrous related bulk raw material, semi-finished goods and finished
goods. The portal provides one stop shop for both seller and buyer for making most
informed decision for the purchase by online payment and taking delivery with MSTC’s
logistics, all at one place.
The event commenced around 12:00
noon with singing of National Anthem by the dignitaries and the members of Steel
Associations followed by the Lightning of Lamp ceremony by Shri K.K.Agarwal,
the chief guest of the event. Shri B. B. Singh, CMD, MSTC Ltd., welcomed all
the dignitaries. In his welcome speech, he highlighted that MSTC Ltd. which has
the robust e-Commerce platform and is the only e-Commerce Government Company in
the country, is soon going to launch the e-Mall for B2B segment for metal
related items. He further added that it
is an unique platform for selling and buying experience of bulk material and offers
credible, hassle free, and time efficient business transaction along-with cost
effectiveness. He stated that in future, the product range will be increased to
cater to the needs of buyers for various products in metal sector.
The members of associations
actively participated in the interactive session where suggestions and feedback
made by them were taken for incorporation in the portal by MSTC to enhance the
efficacy of the proposed portal. The concept and initiative taken by MSTC for
e-mall was highly applauded and appreciated by all the members present. The
workshop was first of its own kind in the state of Punjab
and was a grand success being an informative event for the participants. They
also evinced interest for utilizing the portal for augmenting their business.
MSTC Ltd., a Government of India
Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Steel, is already
known and renowned name in Punjab