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NATIONAL MINERAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD. (NMDC) HAS WON AWARDS

NATIONAL MINERAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD. (NMDC) HAS WON AWARDS

Context:

The country’s largest iron ore producer, National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (NMDC), a CPSE under the Ministry of Steel has won Gold Award in the Environmental Sustainability category and Kumaraswamy Iron Ore Mine bagged Platinum Award in the Environment Management category.

Key Highlights:

  • Sustainable Development Foundation (a unit of EK KAAM DESH KE NAAM) organised the awards and were presented at the 10th conference held at Dehradun.
  • Lt. General Shri Gurmit Singh, the Governor of Uttarkhand, was the Chief Guest of the inaugural function.
  • NMDC is chosen for the awards based on its contribution towards the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and Environment Management initiatives at its production projects.

National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (NMDC):

  • It is involved in the exploration of iron ore, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite, etc.
  • It is India's largest iron ore producer and exporter.
  • It produces more than 35 million tonnes of iron ore from 3 mechanized mines in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka.
  • It also operates the only mechanized diamond mine in India at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.

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