New Delhi (03.09.2022): Sumit Deb, Chairman and Managing Director of NMDC assumed charge as President of the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) on September 3 During the 56th AGM. Deb succeeds RL Mohanty who completed his term as FIMI Chairman. Earlier Deb was Vice-President, of FIMI.
FIMI was established in 1966 and is an all-India apex body to promote the interests of all mining (including coal), mineral processing, metal making and other mineral-based industries. It also attends to the problems faced by them in lease grants, renewals, tenures, production, taxation, trade, exports, labour, etc.
FIMI has more than 400 direct members and 25 regional associations which represent local small mining units in the country.
It looks after the interests of the Indian ferrous associations including industries engaged in mining, mineral processing, metal making, cement, coal and other mineral-derived industries as well as granite, stone, marble and slate industries – private, joint and public sectors – of the country.