NMDC Limited executed and registered four of its Iron ore mining leases in Bailadila region of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh namely Deposit-5, 10, 14 and 14 NMZ. These leases are executed for a period of 20 years from 2015 to the year 2035 with a combined capacity of 29 MnTPA. This has been possible with cooperation extended by the Chhattisgarh State Government and especially Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel. The Mining Lease areas for deposit-5, 10, 14 and 14 NMZ are 540.05 Ha, 309.34 Ha, 322.36 Ha and 506.74 Ha respectively.
The Mining Lease deed execution was completed on 10.01.2020 and the registration formalities were completed on 13.01.2020. The total expenditure towards stamps duty and Registration fee of INR 387 crore approximately is paid to the Government.
N. Baijendra Kumar, IAS, CMD, NMDC expressed his gratefulness to Chhattisgarh Government and Bhupesh Baghel and Senior Officials of Government of Chhattisgarh for their unstinted support to NMDC for ensuring uninterrupted iron ore supply to the Indian Steel Sector.