NMDC, after a remarkable performance in the crisis year of 2020 has continued with its excellent performance in the first month of the year 2021.
Iron ore production for the month of January 2021 stood at 3.86 MT (Million Tons) against the production level of 3.31 MT in January 2020, thereby registering a growth of 16.7%. January 2021 production and sales are the highest ever since the inception of NMDC. On 31st January 2021, NMDC was able to achieve production of 1.65 lakh tonnes on a single day which is the highest for any day in this financial year. Iron ore sales for the month of January 2021 is 3.74 MT against the sales level of 2.96 MT in January 2020, thereby registering a growth of 26.4%. Iron ore production up to January in FY21 is 25.66 MT i.e. at par with CPLY.
Similarly iron ore sales up to January in FY21 is 26.01 MT which is above CPLY, in spite of COVID-19 pandemic this year. With the encouraging production and sales figures this year, NMDC will exceed the production and sales of the previous year. The steady performance in 2020-21 despite the problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the continuous improvement in performance showcases the determination and grit of Team NMDC.