52. Burmah Shell (EBC) — Living With Steel — Iron and Steel — 42 min
The Indian Experiment Series
Documentary on India’s steel industry. Personal interest is provided by dramatized background stories showing the living conditions of steel mill workers in the city of Jamshedpur. The various processes in steel production are documented, from rock blasting in the Orissa Fields outside the city to the finished products of sheet metal. Social benefits to be derived from modern industrialization and the government’s Five Year Plan with its profit—sharing bonus system, are stressed. Sequences include: Children’s day care centres; schools and training centres; canteen meals and compound housing estates.