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New Delhi, April 18, 2023: Jindal Stainless has supplied more than 300 metric tonnes (MT) of stainless steel for the construction of Dr B R Amdebdar’s 125-feet statue in Hyderabad. The grand statue was unveiled on Dr Ambedkar’s birth anniversary against the backdrop of the new circular Secretariat Building Complex in Hyderabad by the Chief Minister of Telangana, Mr K Chandrasekhar Rao. The grandson of Dr Ambedkar, Mr Prakash Ambedkar, was also present on the occasion.
Jindal Stainless has supplied grade 304 hot rolled stainless steel in a thickness range of 12 mm – 32 mm. Stainless steel has been used in the armature structure of the statue. For this project, the stainless steel was supplied during the period of March – June, 2022.
Speaking on the occasion, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless, Mr Abhyuday Jindal, said, “We are honoured to be a part of this iconic project of the Telangana government. It is a symbol of pride for our country as we launch Dr Amdedkar’s statue, a visionary who was instrumental in scripting the Constitution of India.”
The statue has been built on a 50-feet high pedestal with a ground floor measuring 172 feet and a terrace. It will also have an ancillary building, a museum, and a gallery exhibiting important events during the lifetime of Dr Ambedkar.
About Jindal Stainless
Founded in 1970, Jindal Stainless has recorded a turnover of US $4.20 bn (FY22). It has two stainless steel manufacturing complexes in India, in Hisar, Haryana and Jajpur in Odisha, as well as an overseas manufacturing unit in Indonesia. Besides, it has six service centres in India and one in Spain. It also has a worldwide network of 14 offices and 10 sales offices in India. The Company’s product range includes stainless steel slabs, blooms, coils, plates, sheets, precision strips, blade steel, and coin blanks.