New Delhi: Dilip Kumar Mohanty is set to be the next Director (Production) of NMDC Limited. He has been recommended by a panel of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the head hunter body for the PSUs. Currently, Mohanty is serving as Chief General Manager at NMDC's NISP, Jagdalpur Plant.
Mohanty has been recommended for the post of Director (Production) of NMDC Limited from nine candidates interviewed by the selection panel. Out of nine, six candidates were from NMDC and one each from NLC India Limited, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and Prism Johnson Limited.
As Director (Production) of NMDC, Mohanty will be a member of the Board of directors and will report to the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). He also will be overall in charge of various operating mining and other units of the corporation. He will be responsible for achieving the targeted production of each unit.
NMDC Limited, previously known as National Mineral Development Corporation, is a state-controlled mineral producer. It is owned 72.43 percent by the government and is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel. It is involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite etc. It is India's largest iron ore producer and exporter, producing more than 35 million tons of iron ore from 3 fully mechanised mines in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka. It also operates the only mechanised diamond mine in the country at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.
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