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  • One of the leaders in India's mining industry
  • India's single largest iron ore producer
  • Involved in the exploration of a wide range of minerals
  • Has been functioning for more than five decades

National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) was incorporated in 1958 as a Government of India fully-owned public enterprise. NMDC is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India.

Since its inception, the company has been involved in the exploration of a wide range of minerals, including iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, lime stone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite, beach sands, etc.

NMDC is India's single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore from three fully mechanised mines, namely, Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A (Chhattisgarh State) and Donimalai Iron Ore Mines (Karnataka State). The company has been categorised by the Department of Public Enterprises as 'NAVRATNA' Public Sector Enterprise in 2008.


NMDC: India's Single Largest Iron Ore Producer

2013 Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MOSI OA Tunya Development Company of Zimbabwe
2012 Signs contract for By Product Plant (BPP) Package
2011 Signs contract agreement for the country's largest blast furnace
2010 Signs MoU with OJSC Severstal
2009 Gets honoured with Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Shield
1998 Commences commercial operations in India
India's current steel producing capacity of is ~140 mtpa and the figure is anticipated to rise to 300 mtpa by 2030-31.