Hyderabad: Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan visited the Corporate Office of NMDC Limited at Hyderabad today, and reviewed NMDC's performance. The Minister met CMD, N. Baijendra Kumar and directors and other employees of the company.
During his interaction with the management, Pradhan said "NMDC, being one of the largest mining companies in India, should focus on increasing iron ore production, this will have the benefit of keeping prices in check and ensuring equitable supply of raw material to all steel producers". He further asked NMDC to carry-out sustainable and responsible mining, using digital means. The Minister directed that the execution and commissioning of the ongoing projects especially NMDC Iron and Steel Plant (NISP) should be monitored regularly so that it can be completed on priority. Shri Pradhan also reviewed the Slurry Pipeline Project of NMDC.
Earlier CMD, NMDC N. Baijendra Kumar apprised the Minister about NMDC's performance. He also informed about the progress of ongoing projects and assured that best efforts are put to ensure maximising productivity and profitability of the company.
Binoy Kumar, Secretary (Steel), RasikaChaube, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Steel, functional directors of NMDC, senior officials of Ministry of Steel and NMDC were present during this meeting.