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NMDC’s  state-of-the-art R&D facility unveiled in Hyd

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National Minerals Development Corporation (NMDC) unveiled its new state-of-the-art Research and Development (R&D) Centre in Patancheru, Hyderabad to advance innovation in mineral processing and sustainable steel technology on Tuesday. The Navratna company has made strategic investments of over Rs 150 crore for research and development in the past five years and Rs 50 crore towards building the new R&D centre.
Spanning across eight acres in Patancheru, this leading-edge facility was inaugurated by  Amitava Mukherjee, CMD (additional charge), NMDC, accompanied by Dilip Kumar Mohanty, Director (production); Vinay Kumar, Director (technical) and B Vishwanath, CVO. The R&D Centre boasts an array of sophisticated instruments, including an automated mineral analyser and automated fusion bead-based X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser, ensuring precise and efficient characterisation of various minerals. It also features a dedicated facility for pelletisation studies, which will generate crucial data for the installation of commercial pellet plants. This will not only enhance NMDC’s in-house requirements and capabilities but will also benefit the sector by providing valuable insights into mineral processing and pellet production.
Amitava Mukherjee said, “Embracing our responsibility to innovate and lead the Indian mining industry towards a sustainable future through research and development, we open the doors to NMDC’s new state-of-the-art R&D Centre.”
As we stride forward to innovate and inspire, we are not just investing in research here, we are investing in India’s future.”
The centre will serve as a hub for collaboration with leading academic institutions and industry experts to become the nerve centre of the industry.

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