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New Delhi : National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (NMDC) under Ministry of Steel, the country’s largest iron ore producer, delivered another strong financial performance, with a 205% and 196% increase in turnover and Profit Before Tax (PBT) respectively in the second quarter of FY22. During Q2, NMDC has been able to outperform both production and sales over the Corresponding Period Last Year (CPLY). In this quarter, NMDC produced 8.77 million tonnes (MT) and sold 8.99 million tonnes (MT) of iron ore.

NMDC’s turnover for the Q2 of 2021-22 is Rs. 6,794 crore as against Rs 2,230 crore over CPLY. NMDC’s Profit Before Tax for the Q2 of 2021-22 is Rs 3,142 crore as against Rs 1,063 crore during Q2 of 2020-21, an increase by 196%. Profit After Tax (PAT) for Q2 of 2021-22 increased by 202% to Rs 2,341 crores against Rs. 774 crore during Q2 of 2020-21, according to a PIB release.

NMDC has produced 17.68 MT and sold 18.43 MT during the H1 of FY22 which is 44% & 43% more than CPLY. NMDC’s Turnover during the H1 of FY22 is 13,306 crore and PBT is 7,405 Crore in H1 which is 219 % and 306% more respectively than CPLY. This is the best ever H1 results for the company.

Sumit Deb, CMD, NMDC, said, “The demand for iron and steel has witnessed a boom in the emerging markets. As a key player in the mining industry, we responded with proactive production enhancement initiatives and are now reaping benefits of our agile response to the demand with an exceptional quarter. We aim to focus on capacity expansion initiatives and enforcement of digital infrastructure.”