NISST aims to be a single source for all the requirements of the secondary steel sector by various means like providing trained manpower to the secondary steel sector by way of both long term and short term courses, extend consultancy service to the industry, provide research & development and to undertake such projects for the industry, to provide technology outputs, act as a depository of all relevant information and knowledge and most importantly to provide an interface among the industry and educational/research institutes in secondary steel technology and re-rolling industry.