Press Release

Dr. Narendra K. Nanda, Director (Technical), NMDC felicitated
for outstanding contribution to Mining Industry


At the International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries organized by CSIR – Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research at New Delhi. Dr. Narendra K. Nanda was felicitated for his outstanding contribution towards growth in mining industry in particular and the Nation as a whole.


Dr. Nanda received the award from Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Sciences & Technology and Earth Sciences at the function held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 15.02.2017. Dr. V.K. Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog was present as Guest of Honour.


Dr. Harsh Vardhan in his inaugural address to the dignitaries and delegates said that clean energy and mining initiatives should be perceptible and bring measurable change and improve the lives of the common man.


Dr. Nanda chaired one technical session of utmost importance i.e. “Innovative Mining Technology” in which he deliberated on Geo-mining conditions and alternate clean energy initiatives. He also emphasized on R&D needs to innovate new techniques, technologies and applications for clean, safe and sustainable mining & mineral conservation by adopting scientific mining processes.