NMDC’s iron ore mines – Kirandul Deposit – 14 MZ, Kirandul Deposit – 14 NMZ and Bacheli Deposit – 5, have been awarded 5 ratings by the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) in Nagpur on Wednesday. The Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Pralhad Joshi, presented the award to NMDC’s Director of Production, Shri Dilip Kumar Mohanty.
NMDC’s mines consistently feature in the best performing mining leases of the country and receive a 5-star rating in the Star Rating System of IBM, the Ministry of Mines. The mines are assessed based on their efforts and initiatives taken for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Framework (SDF). Impact management through scientific and efficient mining; addressing social impacts of resettlement and rehabilitation; local community engagement and welfare programs; progressive and final mine enclosure; and adoption of international standards are all assessment parameters.
NMDC participated in the Special Mining Exhibition celebrating the 75th Foundation Day of the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) in Nagpur. Shri Vivek Bharadwaj, Secretary, Ministry of Mines, inaugurated the NMDC Pavilion, highlighting the strides and recent initiatives of the company and India’s mining sector.