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|