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NMDC wins ASSOCHAM Awards for Mineral Development and Employer Brand


India’s mining major, NMDC (National Mineral Development Corporation), was honored with two prestigious awards at the ASSOCHAM Business Excellence Awards 2023 held in Kolkata. The company received the ‘Mineral Development Award’ and the ‘Employer Brand of the Year Award’ in recognition of its significant contributions to the mining sector and its exemplary human resources practices. The awards were presented by Anurag Srivastava, IAS, Secretary of the Industry, Commerce, and Enterprise Department, Government of West Bengal, during the Indian Mining and Minerals Conclave 2023.

NMDC’s Role in Mineral Development

As the largest producer of iron ore in India and the sixth largest in the world, NMDC plays a pivotal role in the country’s mineral development. The company is renowned for its state-of-the-art Research and Development (R&D) Centre, which focuses on enhancing productivity, promoting sustainable mining practices, and developing advanced beneficiation technologies. NMDC’s commitment to zero-waste mining and continuous innovation contributes significantly to the growth and advancement of the mining industry.

NMDC’s Recognition as an Employer Brand

Apart from its achievements in the mining sector, NMDC stands out as one of India’s most dependable and respected companies due to its exceptional human resources practices. The company’s unique HR initiatives contribute to the holistic development of its employees and stakeholders, establishing it as an outstanding employer brand. These practices foster a culture of growth within the organization, ensuring the well-being and professional advancement of its workforce.

Key takeaways for competitive examination

  • Chairman & MD of National Mineral Development Corporation: Sumit Deb
  • National Mineral Development Corporation is a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise headquartered in: Hyderabad
  • National Mineral Development Corporation comes under: Ministry of Steel


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