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Shri N Baijendra Kumar, CMD, NMDC wins Business Leadership Award

NMDC also awarded for Financial Performance and CSR in Infrastructure Development

Delhi, February 20, 2020: Shri N. Baijendra Kumar, IAS, CMD, NMDC, was presented with The Business Leadership Award 2020, today at the Seventh Edition of the Governance Now PSU Awards at New Delhi. These annual awards showcase businesses and individuals who have exhibited exceptional leadership in PSU governance to ensure protection and long-term value for all their stakeholders. The Award honours the efforts of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) that play a key role in the country’s economic growth and social development.

The 7th edition of the award was graced by the presence of Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister State, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and Shri Shailesh Lodha, Indian actor, comedian and writer. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal handed over the awards to the winners from the different categories of Best Performer – Financial, CSR in Infrastructure Development & Leadership Awards, etc.

Shri Amitava Mukherjee, Director (Finance), NMDC received the Best Performer – Financial, and CSR in Infrastructure Development on behalf of NMDC.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri N. Baijendra Kumar, IAS, and CMD - NMDC said, “Being recognized as a ‘Corporate Business Leader’ is an honour, and this award will be close to my heart. The objective of good leader is to promote strong, viable and competitive corporations and we at NMDC are striving to achieve more. This is an extremely challenging domain and this award will spur me on to set higher standards.” 

About NMDC: NMDC Ltd., a Navratna PSE under Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India is the single largest producer of iron ore in India owns and operates highly merchandized iron ore mines in CG & Karnataka. NMDC is considered to be one of the low-cost producers of iron ore in the world. It also operates the only merchandized diamond mine in India at Panna, MP. The company is diversifying into steel making and has undertaken several capital intensive projects to modernise and increase capacities to retain its domestic leadership and has also forayed overseas successfully.

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