Tentative Schedule

08:30 – 09:30 l Registration & Tea/Coffee
09:30 – 10:45 l Inaugural Session
Government’s and Industry’s perspective about the
need and issues to reduce carbon footprints in Indian steel industry

Welcome Address
Mr. Rahul Mittal, Chairman, SIMA & MD, Janki Corp Ltd.

Theme Address
Mr. Deependra Kashiva, Director General, SIMA

Address by Guest of Honour
Mr. Amitava Mukherjee, CMD, NMDC Ltd
Mr. Ashish Anupam, VP, Tata Steel Long Products Ltd.
Mr. Bimlendra Jha, MD, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
Mr. Jayant Acharya, Jt.MD, JSW Steel Ltd.
Mr. Abhay Bakre, DG, BEE
Mr. Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Steel

Address by Chief Guest*
Dr. V.K. Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog

Vote of Thanks
Mr. Gajraj Singh Rathore, Whole Time Director & Group COO, JSW Steel Ltd.

Session – 2 | Technical Advances in Gas Based DRI and DRI Based Steel Production
10:45 -11:45 | Moderator – Mr. Gajraj Singh Rathore, Vice Chairman, SIMA and Whole Time Director & Group COO, JSW Steel Ltd.
Presentation by
Mr. Sean Boyle, Director -Plant Sales, Midrex Technologies Inc

Presentation on Energiron ZR: Fit-for-Future Direct Reduction Technology by Mr. M Zampa, Deputy CTO, Danieli India Ltd.

Presentation by SMS Group

Presentation by Mr. Biswadeep Bhattacharjee, Primetals Technologies

Presentation on use of syn gas in DRI production by Mr. Naveen Ahlawat, Head – Power to X, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd

11:45 – 12:00 | Tea/Coffee Break
Session – 3 | Multi Pathways to Reduce CO2 Emissions
12:00 – 13:00 | Moderator – Ms. Ruchika Chaudhry Govil, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Steel

Presentation on
Gas based DRI as a future metallic by Mr. Ravi Singh, CEO, Sulb, Bahrain, UAE

Presentation on Hydrogen – enriched Syngas Production from Biomass by Prof. Shabina Khanam, IIT Roorkee

Presentation on Tenova’s approach towards Green Pig Iron Production through Direct Reduction
Technology: Tenova iBLUE® by Mr. Praveen Chaturvedi, VP & Head, Tenova HYL.

Presentation on Measures taken by Tata Steel to reduce carbon footprints in Coal based DRI production by Dr. T. Bhaskar, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Steel Limited

13:00 – 14:00 | Lunch Break
Session – 4 | Panel Discussion on Availability of Raw Materials and Their Role in Reduction of Carbon Footprints
14:00 – 15:45 | Moderator – Mr. P K Murugan, President, JSW Steel Ltd, Vijayanagar

Role of Iron Ore
Mr. Rajesh Gupta, MD, Lloyds Metals and Energy Ltd., NMDC
Mr. Swapnil Patil, Head, Iron Ore & Sponge Iron, Tata International Ltd

Role of Pellets
Mr. K. Prasad, Director, Star Global LLC
Mr. T. Saminathan, CMD, KIOCL
Mr. Souvik Bhattacharjya, Associate Director, TERI

Role of Coal
Mr. Amita Khurana, Group Chief- Raw Materials Procurement, Tata Steel Ltd,
Mr. Suneet Kochhar, RawMet Resources Pvt Ltd

Role of Refractories
Mr. Parmod Sagar, MD&CEO, RHI Magnesita India Ltd and President World Refractories Association

15:45 – 16:00 | Tea/Coffee Break
Session – 5 | Policy Advocacy Issues
16:00 – 17:00 | Moderator: Mr. Rahul Mittal, Chairman, SIMA & MD Janki Corp Ltd.

Carbon Credit Trading Scheme
Mr. Saurabh Diddi, Director, BEE
Mr. S.K. Khandare, Director, BEE (on PAT Scheme)

AI software based CO2 emissions reporting mechanism
Mr. Harsh Choudhry, Co-founder & CEO, Sentra World
Mr. Yogesh Mandhani, President AIIFA (on Cross Border Subsidy Charges & scrap related issues)

Sustainability Issues
Mr. Girish Sethi, Senior Director, TERI (on the Indian Initiatives to Decarbonization of Steel Industry)

Latest Developments to Reduce CO2 Emissions and Use of Green Hydrogen
Mr. Prakash Tatia, Director, Welspun Specialty Solutions Ltd

Opportunity and Challenges for Sustainable growth of Secondary Steel Sector
Mr. Parmjeet Singh, Addl Indl. Advisor, Ministry of Steel

Concluding Remarks by DG, SIMA

18:30 | Dinner