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Jindal Stainless supplies for India’s first stainless steel diagrid frame building

Jindal Stainless supplies for India’s first stainless steel diagrid frame building

Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL), India’s largest stainless steel manufacturer, has supplied stainless steel to India’s first diagrid structure, which serves as the new head office building of the United India Insurance Company Ltd (UIIC) in Chennai. The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, recently launched the building from New Delhi. The iconic building is made with stainless steel frames which are connected to the central core through lateral beams. 

This landmark building standing on Mount Road, Chennai, boasts a distinctive double curvature profile with earthquake-resistant and energy-efficient features. Jindal Stainless supplied approximately 1000 tonnes of 316L grade high-quality stainless steel for the construction of this new UIIC building. The 62-meter-tall edifice adheres to the Indian Green Building Council standards with due design approval from the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and IIT Bombay.

Commenting on this development, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless, Mr.Abhyuday Jindal, said, “I am proud of my team that we are a part of this iconic building; it’s an architectural marvel in glass and stainless steel, and most certainly a feast for the eyes. I congratulate the United India Insurance Company and the team of architects involved in choosing the right metal to make this bold start in India. And I assure India’s construction industry that we are here to innovate and tailor-make products for their cutting-edge projects.”