Aluminium And Atma Nirbhar Bharat

Aluminium And Atma Nirbhar Bharat

The CoVid Crisis has exemplified the weaknesses of Globalisation and import dependency. Learning the lesson ,India has pushed the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan- to make the indigenous sectors competitive and productive. Aluminium , being called “the Metal of the Future” -has a prime importance in realising this Dream.

Let us see what is so special about Aluminium.

Lightweight, recyclable , electrically conducting ,non- corosive and durable – the blend of these five useful characteristics make its application wide:

  • According to a US State Dept. Report – 10% weight reduction by Aluminium results in 6-8% fuel savong . This makes it of prime importance in realising 2015 Paris Deal committments.
  • Being easily recyclable, it is environment friendly.
  • Being 3rd most abundant metal on the planet, it would result in equitable growth due to availability of all
  • A lot of industries – Space ,Shipping ,Defence,Automobile ,Critical infrastructure like power ,railways and construction and electrical appliances- all have strong forward linkages with Aluminium industry

These reasons have resulted in Aluminium being declared as strategic metal by China , US ,Russia , South Korea , EU and Canada.

Now India has vast untapped potential in Aluminium industry- as its market share in the Globe is a petty 3.5% – per capita consumption -2.5 kg , whereas Global average is 11 kg.

Thus to become Atma Nirbhar , India’s Aluminium Policy needs to be realigned with present needs to increase production ,consumption and share in global market in aluminium industry.


Vaibhav Dixit

Vaibhav Dixit

I am a student in IIT BHU, and I like chess, reading and basketball.

Vaibhav Dixit

I am a student in IIT BHU, and I like chess, reading and basketball.

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