New Delhi: Dr Swadhinta Krishna has assumed charge of Non-official (Independent) Director on the Board of MMTC Limited, a Miniratna PSU under the administrative control of the under the Department of Commerce, on January 24. The information has been given by the MMTC in a regularity filing to the stock exchanges on Monday. Presently Swadhinta Krishna is working as chairperson in Babu Ayodhya Prasad Pratisthan (Trust), a voluntary research organisation working for the rural economic upliftment of SC/ST farmers and in general public in Bundelkhand region.
Dr Swadhinta Krishna has done her PhD in Botany and has a specialisation in Teaching and Science dissemination for rural development with special reference to income generation in rural sector through medicinal and aromatic herbs.
MMTC Limited is the leading international trading company in India and has been in existence for close to six decades. The premier trading house has always striven to outperform its own past records.
MMTC Limited was formerly known as Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation of India. It is one of the two highest earners of foreign exchange for India and India's largest public-sector trading body. Not only handling the export of primary products such as coal, iron ore, and manufactured agro and industrial products, MMTC also imports important commodities such as ferrous and nonferrous metals for industry and agricultural fertilizers. MMTC's diverse trade activities cover Third Country Trade, Joint Ventures and Link Deals and all modern forms of international trading. The company has a vast international trade network, spanning almost in all countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, Oceania, America and also includes a wholly-owned international subsidiary in Singapore, MTPL.