Steel occupies a prominent place in the manufacturing industry in India. Development of Steel Industry in India covers the Refractory Industry, Cold Rolling Industry, Sponge Iron Industry and reserves, with special attention to the export prospects, global competitiveness and Research & Development. Given the importance of infrastructure a special analysis of it has been made. The book also discusses every major steel plant and elaborates and analyzes different end uses of steel production, current and potential. Tables and charts have been suitably provided to explain various issues. A brief analysis of e-commerce too is included. In the technology appraisal core performance areas and key issues have been discussed at length. The conclusion details the future scenario of the industry.The book includes detailed discussions on complex matters, which would be of interest and use to both technologists and administrators.