A well-organized Mineral Business Development Conference
The first Mineral Business Development conference (MBD-2022) organized by Mineral Information & Development Centre (MIDC) in Nagpur during November 10-11, 2022 was highly successful and provided the necessary eco-system for the value addition of minerals in the country. The conference was inaugurated by Mr. Deependra Singh, CMD, Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL). Prof. Suddhasatwa Basu, Director, Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology (IMMT) and Mr. Amit Sharma, IAS Secretary to the Government, Jammu and Kashmir were the Guests of Honors. The inaugural session highlighted the importance of value addition and utilization of mineral wastes in the country. Honorable Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, conveyed his best wishes by a video message for success of the Conference. The main objective of this conference was to highlight the major advances in value addition of minerals and utilization of wastes, which directly promotes the Government of India initiative of ‘Make in India’. About 60 mining and mineral based industries/companies participated in 2 days event and about 50 papers were presented by industries and leading experts. The presentations were grouped into following sessions:
On behalf of the organizing committee of MBD 2022, we thank all the sponsors, supporters and delegates for making the MBD 2022 Conference a successful event. Next MBD lecture series and conference will be announced in due course of time.