"Out of the total 24000 metric tonnes steel required for construction of this 182 metres tall statue, SAIL has supplied approximately 12000 metric tonnes of steel. The total quantity of steel supplied by SAIL include reinforced steel like TMT bars as well as structurals and plates," it said.
Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc on Wednesday said it is proud to have contributed 200 tonnes of Zinc for the mega statue.
Three parties have together supplied about 3,300 tonnes of galvanised structural steel to give everlasting strength to this tallest statue in the world and have used about 200 tonnes of Zinc produced by Hindustan Zinc for galvanisation," it said.
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