Reeling under serious raw material crises, steel makers in Chhattisgarh want Odisha model in the state for their survival.

The Odisha government in its recent order had directed that atleast 50 per cent of the iron ore lumps and 50 per cent of the iron ore fines won from the mines in any month and not put to captive use by the lessees should be sold to the stand alone mineral based industries located in the state. The instruction shall be effective from December 2012 till further order.