NMDC gains after Karnataka govt renews mining lease
Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 246.37 points, or 0.70% to 35,238.28.
On the BSE, 2599 shares were traded in the counter so far compared with average daily volumes of 2.34 lakh shares in the past two weeks. The stock had hit a high of Rs 113.50 and a low of Rs 111.20 so far during the day.
NMDC said that lease deed of Donimalai Iron Ore Mine expired on 3 November 2018. The Karnataka State Government has already extended the lease of Donimalai Mine with effect from 4 November 2018 for 20 years. Other formalities are in the process.
NMDC is India's single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonnes of iron ore from 3 fully mechanized mines viz., Bailadila Deposit-14/11C, Bailadila Deposit-5, 10/11A (Chhattisgarh State) and Donimalai Iron Ore Mines (Karnataka State).
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