The company 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 inception involved in the exploration of 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 of iron ore from 3 fully mechanized mines viz., Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A (Chhattisgarh State) and Donimalai Iron Ore Mines (Karnataka State). NMDC has made valuable and substantial contribution to the National efforts in the mineral sector during the last five decades and has been accorded the status of schedule-A Public Sector Company. In recognition to the Company's growing status and consistent excellent performance, the Company has been categorized by the Department of Public Enterprises as "NAVRATNA" Public Sector Enterprise in 2008.
|2017||Won the Golden Peacock Corporate Ethics Award 2017|
|2015||Won the Case Study Contest on ‘Reinventing HR: Breaking the Mould Globally”|
|2016||Awarded First Prize "Rajbhasha Shield" by Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India for excellent implementation of Rajbhasha|
|2016||Awarded the “Most Efficient PSU” Award by the Dalal Street Investment Journal.|
|2015||Awarded the India Pride Award – 2015 in the “Metals and Minerals and Trade (including Mining)” category|
|2014||Awarded the best company under the mining category of the prestigious ‘Dun & Bradstreet – Mannapuram Corporate Awards 2014’|
Updated: April, 2018